Bronze Age

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  • Bronze Age

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    Stepping into a museum, large or small, locating in east or west countries, as long as it exhibits ancient Asian artworks, one can hardly not find bronzes placed in the most prominent spot, shone by a beam of cold white light. Bronze Age is not as lackluster or icy-cold as this dark metallic alloy shown to us ostensibly; instead, it was full of creativity and innovation. It is amazing but not surprising that ancient Chinese are considered one of the most intelligent group of human-being, produced

  • The Late Bronze Age

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    Trade and Phoenician Development in the Late Bronze Age            Little is known about the Phoenician way of life other than the fact that they were a society founded on trade with other, larger nations. These people made use of their natural resources to establish trade with such nations as Egypt and Assyria. The geographical locations of the Phoenician city-states were also advantageous to their role as a trading state. Located on the east coast

  • Collapse of Bronze Age Greece

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    The Bronze Age in Greece was a period of time in which their civilization flourished. They were a main power at the time and seemed to have everything they wanted in the palm of their hands. Many other civilizations have a period of time also known as the Bronze Age, however, the bronze age of Greece is widely known to be the most prolific and dominant in history. The Greece Bronze Age is estimated to have lasted from between 8th to 6th century BC to about 146BC. Nobody knows for sure the exact

  • Knossos and Mycenae of the Bronze Age

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    Knossos and Mycenae As the name suggests the Bronze Age is a period of human culture, in which civilizations heavily used copper and bronze for various aspects of life and trading. The beginning of the Bronze Age is estimated to date before 3000 BCE in parts of Med. Europe, Middle East and China. Knossos and Mycenae are both archeological sites, and date back to the Bronze Age. Knossos was the capital of the ancient Minoan civilization; located on the island of Crete. Mycenae was a massive fortified

  • Gender Roles In Bronze Age

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    Betsabe Saharig LIT 203 001H Dr. Maria Makowiecka 14 March 2014 Changes on women’s perspective and roles from the Bronze Age to the Assyrian kingdom The Sumerian mythologies reflect the changing perspective of male and female’s roles in the Bronze Era through the representations of gods and goddesses. The proper gender-guided conduct was defined by the god and goddesses’ behaviors, since they were models of perfectionism for the mortals to follow. There is much evidence that women played central

  • Shaft Burial In The Early Bronze Age

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    Burials are one of the main sources of knowledge concerning the Early Bronze Age. The most common practice during this time was placing several generations of one family in the same cave or tomb with a variety of offerings, such as pottery vessels, jewelry, and metal objects. In most cases, skeletal remains were found disarticulated with the skulls separated from the bodies. For example, at Tell Asawir bones were packed in pottery jars; at Azor there is some evidence of cremation; and at Jericho

  • The Bronze Age: A Brief History Of Metals

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    used. 2. The Bronze Age occurred around the 3rd Century BC when the ancient civilisations started to learn how to smelt ores and that copper and tin made the solid alloy, bronze. The Iron Age started at different times in different civilisations as the bronze age did. It is believed that the Iron age first started in the middle east in the 12th century BC however the Iron age did not fully reach Europe until the 8th century BC. The Bronze age preceeded the Iron age because Bronze is lower on the

  • bronze age religion and its effects on homer

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    without bronze age religion these stories would not exist as we know them. The validity of homers exists as a person, group of people or fictional character. Would these stories carry the same positive morals as they would without a religious influence. If not would they be as important to Greek culture as today. There has been many debate on when exactly the bronze age took place, most dates were close together but still different. We do know for sure that the bronze age came before the iron age but

  • Monumental Architecture in Bronze Age Egypt and Crete

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    Monumental Architecture in Bronze Age Egypt and Crete The significance of monumental architecture lies not only in the function it is built to serve but also in the cultural values it represents. Monumental architecture is aesthetic as well as functional, and in its aesthetic aspects it is a form of cultural expression. In Bronze Age Mediterranean civilizations, the development of monumental architecture was influenced primarily by the political structure of the state. Perhaps the most disparate

  • Greek Mythology Depicted Through Bronze Age Artwork

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    In Bronze Age sculptures and artwork, Greek mythological scenes are commonly seen decorating a particular art piece. Each piece of work tells a different story of the heroes, gods, and goddesses; stories of love and death, battles and betrayal. Much of Greek mythology is recorded in some form of art. Scene’s from Homer’s The Iliad are clearly depicted through Bronze Age artwork on display at The Getty Villa in Malibu, California. The Bronze Age is a period that lasted roughly two thousand years