The Late Bronze Age Collapse c. 1200 - 1150 BCE

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Simeon Netchev
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published on 01 March 2022

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 day—including The Mycenaean Greeks, The Hittite Empire, Kassite Babylonia (invaded by its neighbors Elam and Assyria) as well as the New Kingdom of Egypt (on a smaller scale) have suddenly collapsed and disintegrated due to multiple factors, including climate change, population movements, and invasions from hostile seafaring tribes known as the Sea Peoples.

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Simeon Netchev
Simeon is a freelance visual designer with a deep interest in the human side of history. He believes that every image should be an interaction, a commentary, and a narrative, and every map should lead on an exciting journey of exploration and discovery.

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Netchev, S. (2022, March 01). The Late Bronze Age Collapse c. 1200 - 1150 BCE. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/15310/the-late-bronze-age-collapse-c-1200---1150-bce/

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Netchev, Simeon. "The Late Bronze Age Collapse c. 1200 - 1150 BCE." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 01, 2022. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/15310/the-late-bronze-age-collapse-c-1200---1150-bce/.

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Netchev, Simeon. "The Late Bronze Age Collapse c. 1200 - 1150 BCE." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 01 Mar 2022. Web. 01 Jul 2022.

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