The Archaeological Sites In The Aegean

The archeological sites in the Aegean Sea, have tremendously impacted what we know. What we know today has been learned from Homer’s Illiad, the odyssey, and artifacts from the Aegean sites excavated by Heinrich Schliemann, and Sir Arthur Evens. These sites are what we believe of as the ruins of Troy, (now known as turkey) Knossos and mainland Greece. What we found in one of our sources was that "history, as an attempt to answer the questions of today, which rely on the past." Which really goes along with what we are trying to present in this content report.
The Palace of Knossos, was on of the least important sources, that we looked at. It talked about Knossos, its history, and when and ...

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in the late 1800’s Scholars thought Greek history could only be traced back to 776BC ( the first day of the Olympics.) In this we also found that "To understand ancient Greece, you have to understand the regional perspective, to the east are Egypt, Syria, Palestine, the lands of Asia Minor, and the Mesopotamia valley." These areas do give us a understanding and show us the definite impact on Greece and the Aegean, but how much? That’s a questions that today historians haven’t quite figured out yet. This source also says that Schliemann, who believed that Homer was describing a real civilization. Schliemann found eight layers of Strata of the same city. He believed the Troy of Homer was in Strata, layer two. (later scholars thought it was in 7a &7b was the real Troy) This article says that Schliemann went to mainland Greece to look for the Trojan enemies, where he found the " death mask of Agamemnon." This described as " rich in gold." Also, Sir Arthur Evans who began ...

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