Thera in the Bronze Age

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Author  Phyllis Young Forsyth
Publisher  Peter Lang Publishing
Publication Date   September 1, 1999
ISBN  0820448893
Pages  217

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The modern excavations at Akrotiri, on the Greek island of Thera (also known as Santorini), have provided students of antiquity with a unique opportunity to examine the civilization of the Aegean Bronze Age (3000-1100 BC) and the role of Thera within it. Thera in the Bronze Age presents a detailed study of the geography, history, and culture of a vibrant society that met its end in a catastrophic volcanic eruption which, ironically, preserved the city at Akrotiri just as it was in its final moments.

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