Mark Cartwright
published on 26 April 2012
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The Citadel of Mycenae, occupied from late Neolithic times until the twelfth century BCE. The Mycenaean civilization was at its peak from 1350-1200 BCE and it is from this period that the fortifications acquired the form seen today.

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Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at WHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2012, April 26). Mycenae. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Cartwright, Mark. "Mycenae." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 26, 2012.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Mycenae." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 26 Apr 2012. Web. 19 Oct 2021.