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Schliemann and Mycenae

Lecture no. 3 from the course: Ancient Greek Civilization

 Schliemann and Mycenae

Taught by Professor Jeremy McInerney | 28 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses

Inspired by Homer's poems, Heinrich Schliemann uncovered the elite warrior culture of Mycenae, "rich in gold." The relationship of this culture to that of Bronze Age Crete has long been a subject of intense scholarly debate.