May 2, 2013

29 - The Dark Ages of Greece

"The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself"
-Albert Camus
Honestly, the Greek Dark Ages were downright pleasant compared to Monty Python's Europe.
(source: Monty Python and the Holy Grail)

I added a few more resources at the bottom to check out. In the meantime, enjoy the quick jaunt through 400 years of unrecorded history!



Music Credit
Gregorio Paniagua - Fragments instrumentaux de Contrapollinopolis

Resources
Map of Dark Ages spread
Lefkandi Excavation
Lovely map of the dialects
Neat site all about the ancient Olympics!
The Iliad (for free!)
The Odyssey (also for free!)
A collection of Geometric art I've scoured from the web :)

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