Mark Cartwright
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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Mark Cartwright
Mark is a full-time writer, researcher, historian, and editor. Special interests include art, architecture, and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the WHE Publishing Director.

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

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

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Cartwright, Mark. "Tiryns." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 26 Apr 2012. Web. 29 May 2024.