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Tiryns
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(Τίρυνς; Tíryns). Significant Bronze Age settlement on and around a steep rock outcrop on the eastern shores of the Gulf of Argolis. Settled by the late Neolithic, in the 3rd millennium BC T. had developed into a centre of early Bronze Age culture with dense building on the whole hill, including apsis-buildings on the Lower Citadel …

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Hiesel, Gerhard (Freiburg), “Tiryns”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 11 July 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1215710>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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