Fundraiser: Mesopotamia Teaching Materials

Please help us create teaching materials on Mesopotamia (including several complete lessons with worksheets, activities, answers, essay questions, and more), which will be free to download for teachers all over the world.

Donate Now


Mark Cartwright
published on 26 April 2012
Send to Google Classroom:

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.

Remove Ads


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 AHE.

Cite This Work

APA Style

Cartwright, M. (2012, April 26). Tiryns. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/465/

Chicago Style

Cartwright, Mark. "Tiryns." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 26, 2012. https://www.ancient.eu/image/465/.

MLA Style

Cartwright, Mark. "Tiryns." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 26 Apr 2012. Web. 26 Nov 2020.

Remove Ads


Support Us

We are a non-profit organization.

Our mission is to engage people with cultural heritage and to improve history education worldwide. Please support Ancient History Encyclopedia Foundation. Thank you!