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published on 02 September 2009
Mycenae was a fortified late Bronze Age city located between two hills on the Argolid plain of the Peloponnese, Greece. The acropolis today dates from between the 14th and 13th century BCE when the Mycenaean civilization was at its peak of power, influence and artistic expression.  In Greek mythology the city was founded by Perseus, who gave the... [continue reading]

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