Origins and Findings <ul><li>Originally from Central Asia (Russia). </li></ul><ul><li>Invade Greek mainland around 2000 B....
Can you find Mycenae? In the Grasslands
How do we know about the Mycenaeans? Dear Heinrich Schliemann , Thank you for discovering the walled palace of Mycenae and...
Mycenaean Kingdoms <ul><li>Palaces built on a hilltops with huge walls to protect them </li></ul><ul><li>In times of dange...
This is where the palace of Mycenae once stood. Polis = City-state
Mycenaean Kingdoms <ul><li>The Megaron = entertainment, shelter,  & council meetings (Powerful Kings) </li></ul>
Archaeological remains of Mycenae.
Mycenaean Kingdoms <ul><li>The powerful kings gave land  (Estates)  to those who deserved it.  </li></ul><ul><li>The land ...
Learning the Ropes <ul><li>By 1800 B.C.E. Mycenaeans begin to trade with Minoans. </li></ul><ul><li>Copied Minoan design f...
Economy & Trade <ul><li>By 1400 B.C.E. control the Mediterranean Sea! </li></ul><ul><li>Trade with Egypt & Parts of Southe...
Warriors at Heart <ul><li>Had strong weapons. </li></ul><ul><li>Fierce Warriors!  -  PRIDE!! </li></ul><ul><li>Once they g...
Mycenaean soldiers, ready for battle!
 
Late Mycenaean helmets 1300-1100 B.C. Based on pottery, fresco, sculptures representation and partial findings.
Warriors from Mycenae (1200 B.C.) oil painting based on mycenaean pottery (artist Andrea Salimbeti).
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  1. 1. Origins and Findings <ul><li>Originally from Central Asia (Russia). </li></ul><ul><li>Invade Greek mainland around 2000 B.C.E. </li></ul><ul><li>Conquer the majority of the Peloponnesian Peninsula. </li></ul><ul><li>They became the first kings of Greece </li></ul>
  2. 2. Can you find Mycenae? In the Grasslands
  3. 3. How do we know about the Mycenaeans? Dear Heinrich Schliemann , Thank you for discovering the walled palace of Mycenae and for your lovely Mycenaean artifacts. Sincerely, Miss Rice
  4. 4. Mycenaean Kingdoms <ul><li>Palaces built on a hilltops with huge walls to protect them </li></ul><ul><li>In times of danger all citizens of Mycenae lived within the city walls. </li></ul>
  5. 5. This is where the palace of Mycenae once stood. Polis = City-state
  6. 6. Mycenaean Kingdoms <ul><li>The Megaron = entertainment, shelter, & council meetings (Powerful Kings) </li></ul>
  7. 7. Archaeological remains of Mycenae.
  8. 8. Mycenaean Kingdoms <ul><li>The powerful kings gave land (Estates) to those who deserved it. </li></ul><ul><li>The land was worked by slaves or tenants </li></ul>
  9. 9. Learning the Ropes <ul><li>By 1800 B.C.E. Mycenaeans begin to trade with Minoans. </li></ul><ul><li>Copied Minoan design for ships and culture (making bronze swords & shields)! </li></ul><ul><li>Learn to navigate using the sun and stars. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Economy & Trade <ul><li>By 1400 B.C.E. control the Mediterranean Sea! </li></ul><ul><li>Trade with Egypt & Parts of Southern Italy. </li></ul><ul><li>Why? </li></ul><ul><li>Overthrow the Minoans </li></ul>
  11. 11. Warriors at Heart <ul><li>Had strong weapons. </li></ul><ul><li>Fierce Warriors! - PRIDE!! </li></ul><ul><li>Once they gain control of Med. Sea begin to conquer other lands. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Mycenaean soldiers, ready for battle!
  13. 14. Late Mycenaean helmets 1300-1100 B.C. Based on pottery, fresco, sculptures representation and partial findings.
  14. 15. Warriors from Mycenae (1200 B.C.) oil painting based on mycenaean pottery (artist Andrea Salimbeti).

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