Greece, the Aegean and western Asia Minor from the 12th to the 9th cents.
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The Postpalatial period (c. 1200–1050 BC, subdivided chronologically into the Late Helladic and the sub-Mycenaean or sub-Minoan phases) after the decline of the Mycenaean palace culture, did not entail a radical culture change nor the definitive end of Mycenaean civilization. It was followed by the so-called Dark Ages (c. 1050–800 BC) covering the Protogeometric period (c. 1050–900) and …

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Wittke, A.-M., “Greece, the Aegean and western Asia Minor from the 12th to the 9th cents.”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 3 : Historical Atlas of the Ancient World, English edition by Christine Salazar (2010). Original German-language edition: Historischer Atlas der antiken Welt. Herausgegeben von Anne-Maria Wittke,Eckhart Olshausen und Richard Szydlak. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, vol. 3. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2007). Consulted online on 24 September 2018 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20091241

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