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Mesopotamian Effects on Israel During the Iron Age
Articleby Benjamin T. Laie

Mesopotamian Effects on Israel During the Iron Age

The Iron Age in the traditional Ancient Near Eastern chronology ranges from somewhere around 1200 BCE to 333 BCE. It begins from the era when it was first thought iron came to be used up to the ascendency of Alexander the Great as the major...
Bronze Age Greek chariot (From the Novel
Imageby Maia Kobabe

Bronze Age Greek chariot (From the Novel "The Jericho River")

An illustration by Maia Kobabe showing a Bronze Age Greek chariot. From the novel The Jericho River by David Tollen.
Archaeological Excavations at Tel Kabri
Articleby Henry Curtis Pelgrift

Archaeological Excavations at Tel Kabri

Tel Kabri is an archaeological site in northwestern Israel that is best known as the location of one of the largest palaces in Canaan in the Middle Bronze Age or "MB" (ca. 2,000–1,500 BCE). Although Tel Kabri reached the height...
The Late Bronze Age Collapse c. 1200 - 1150 BCE
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The Late Bronze Age Collapse c. 1200 - 1150 BCE

A map illustrating the sudden, chaotic downfall of numerous interconnected civilizations in the Aegean, Eastern Mediterranean, Anatolia, and Mesopotamia toward the end of the Bronze Age (c. 1200 BCE). The great kingdoms and empires of the...
Bronze Age Helmet
Imageby Carlos de Paz

Bronze Age Helmet

Bronze Age golden helmet found in Leiro, Galicia (modern-day Spain). Museo de San Antón, A Coruña.
Bronze Age Sword
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Bronze Age Sword

Ceremonial giant dirk of the Plougrescant-Ommerschans type, Plougrescant, France, 1500–1300 BC.
Golden Age of Piracy
Definitionby Mark Cartwright

Golden Age of Piracy

The Golden Age of Piracy (1690-1730) refers to a period when robbery on the high seas and at colonial ports reached an unprecedented level. Although not all historians agree on the precise time frame, it is generally applied to those pirates...
The Minoans & Mycenaeans: Comparison of Two Bronze Age Civilisations
Articleby Kelly Macquire

The Minoans & Mycenaeans: Comparison of Two Bronze Age Civilisations

The Bronze Age Aegean in the eastern Mediterranean encompassed several powerful entities: the Minoans on Crete; the Mycenaeans on mainland Greece, and the Cypriots on Cyprus. These cultures are often examined separately, and thus the ample...
Ice Age
Definitionby Emma Groeneveld

Ice Age

An ice age is a period in which the earth's climate is colder than normal, with ice sheets capping the poles and glaciers dominating higher altitudes. Within an ice age, there are varying pulses of colder and warmer climatic conditions, known...
Bronze Age Mediterranean Invasions & Migrations
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Bronze Age Mediterranean Invasions & Migrations

A map of the Late Bronze Age Mediterranean indicating the various invasions and migrations of the period.
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