Tag Archives: Bronze Age

The Riddle of the Labyrinth: The Quest to Crack an Ancient Code – Margalit Fox

British archeologist Arthur Evans was convinced that Mycenaean society was too advanced to be without writing, but no firm evidence had emerged.  Clues began to point him toward Crete, and he eventually chose Knossos, the seat of Minos’ empire, for … Continue reading

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Gods and Warriors – Michelle Paver

During the Bronze Age in ancient Greece, scrappy orphan Hylas, branded an outsider and banished from the village, has kept himself and his sister alive by tending goats.  The story opens with Hylas running for his life after losing his … Continue reading

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