The Old Norse word saga means 'story', 'tale' or 'history' and normally refers specifically to the epic prose narratives written mainly in Iceland between the 12th- and 15th centuries CE, covering the country's history as well as Scandinavia's...
The Hittites occupied the ancient region of Anatolia (also known as Asia Minor, modern-day Turkey) prior to 1700 BCE, developed a culture apparently from the indigenous Hatti (and possibly the Hurrian) people, and expanded their territories...
Bronze Age Mediterranean Invasions & Migrations
A map of the Late Bronze Age Mediterranean indicating the various invasions and migrations of the period.
Spanish Colonial Empire in the Age of Exploration
A map illustrating the rise of Spain into a global colonial and trading power following the European Age of Exploration of the 15th Century.
Some Active Trade Routes in the Bronze Age Mediterranean
A map detailing some of the active maritime trade routes in the Aegean during the Middle and Late Bronze Age.
Table 1 - Chronology of the Greek Dark Age
Simplified chronology of the Greek Dark Age
Sicily in the Early Bronze Age
A map of Sicily in the early Bronze Age (2169 ±120 BCE - c.1500 BCE) divided into 4 cultural macro-regions: northern Sicily with the Rodì-Tindari-Vallelunga culture, western with the Naro/Partanna culture, the south-east with the Castelluccio...
Bronze Age Stilt Houses, Lake Constance
Reconstructed Bronze Age stilt houses (also known as pile dwellings) at Pfahlbaumuseum Unteruhldingen, Lake Constance, Germany.
Bronze Age Women
Modern re-enactment of Bronze Age life.
Bronze Age Helmet
Bronze Age golden helmet found in Leiro, Galicia (modern-day Spain). Museo de San Antón, A Coruña.