Identifying the formative processes through which these were incorporated into Mycenaean culture, however, has proven difficult and confusing.
Feasting is a very significant activity in the formation of Mycenaean culture because, as noted above, it is nearly always linked to other social activities, whether hunting or harvesting, worship or initiation.
This collection of 18 papers on the end of Mycenaean culture was originally presented at a LH III C Chronology and Synchronisms workshop held at the Austrian Academy of Sciences in Vienna in October 2004.
Until we reach a clearer consensus on what these texts contain and what their purposes were, and even how many full texts there are, it would be a disservice to incorporate their minimal evidence into discussions of any aspect of Mycenaean culture.
We talk about aspects of general Mycenaean culture while always leaving open the strong likelihood that individual sites or regions had their own distinctive variations on the general theme.
of Exeter) covers the period starting after the fall of the Mycenaean culture in the tenth century BCE to the conquests of Alexander in the late fourth century BCE, with an epilogue briefly considering later periods.
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