A selection of Historical Documents
B E T A
Two interesting passages of "Histories"
, by Herodotos (See
Histories, Book 7, Chapter 171
, Invasion of Crete. Dorians or Myceneans?
Histories, Book 6, Chapter 91
, Refering to the happenings of 430b.c.?
It is tought that Herodotos may have died on 425bc... make your own considerations..!!
Linear A and Linear B
These two "scripts" were used by Cretean (Linear A) and Myceneans (Linear B)
Most is still to be understood of this two languages, you can further ...
Linear A Texts in phonetic transcription, an introduction
by John Younger
The Antikythera Mechanism
An ancient greek
found on a Roman Ship
entry or the
Antikythera Mechanism Project
A map of Antikythera