Decline of the Mycenaean civilization and of the Hittite empire

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  • Elsa Bouchard (University of Montreal)

Historical Context Note

The subsequent period shows signs of massive migratory movements in all parts of the Mediterranean Basin. As a result of this social dislocation, the Greeks apparently lost their knowledge of writing.

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Citation:
Bouchard, Elsa. "Decline of the Mycenaean civilization and of the Hittite empire". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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