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Mark Cartwright
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published on 26 April 2012
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Tiryns was a major Mycenaean centre, the magnificent walled fortifications visible today date from the 13th century BCE. The large size of the stones of the walls led the ancient Greeks to believe they were the work of the Cyclopes.

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About the Author

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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APA Style

Cartwright, M. (2012, April 26). Tiryns. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/465/tiryns/

Chicago Style

Cartwright, Mark. "Tiryns." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 26, 2012. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/465/tiryns/.

MLA Style

Cartwright, Mark. "Tiryns." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 26 Apr 2012. Web. 04 Aug 2021.