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B.A. Breen

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1938– ),

born St Arnaud, Victoria, is a teacher in the Victorian Education Department. He has published two books of verse, Behind My Eyes (1968), inter im (1973, a tiny pamphlet)...

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Linear B

Thomas G. Palaima.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Bronze Age Aegean

January 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Greek and Roman Epigraphy; Historical Archaeology. 7343 words.

Unlike the other Bronze Age scripts in this tradition, Linear B has been deciphered—by British architect Michael Ventris. The Linear B texts, therefore, give us information about an...

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Cretan Hieroglyphic and Linear A

Helena Tomas.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Bronze Age Aegean

January 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Ancient Greek History; Historical Archaeology. 6455 words.

The existence of Bronze Age literacy in the Aegean was first recognized thanks to Arthur Evans's insightful study of seals and other inscribed objects that he saw or purchased while...

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Western Mediterranean

Lucia Vagnetti.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Bronze Age Aegean

January 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Greek and Roman Archaeology; Historical Archaeology. 6361 words.

During the Early and Middle Bronze Age, Minoan Crete plays the most active role, looking mainly eastward and developing a local network inside the Aegean, in particular with the Cyclades...

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