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MYCENAEAN GREECENarrative SentencesHOMEWORK1. Read textbook pages on Mycenaeans & MinoansIncorporate some of your sentences from today’s writing exercise into a 2-3 paragraph narrative/descriptive essay:Topic: “Who were the Minoans and the Mycenaeans, and what were their contributions to Greek culture?”NARRATIVE WRITINGTells a story.uses framing words like...before, after, then, next, ﬁrst, second, third...in 1450 BC, about 10 a.m., Next Tuesday, last Mayis written in the appropriate tense (past, present, future)explains a series of events.FOR EACH SLIDE...Write one descriptive sentence and one narrative sentenceOR...write two descriptive sentences.OR write two narrative sentences.THE MINOANSA.D. 1905 — Sir Arthur Evans ﬁnds a palace on the island of Crete.beautiful pottery, lovely wall paintingsexisted about 2000 BC-14500 BCKNOSSOSPalace of Minoan Kingsbuilt c. 1600 BC, used for c. 400 yearsNo walls, no fortiﬁcationsMinoans relied on navy“Labyrinth” of Minotaur?F R E S C O F R O M T H E PA L A C E O F K N O S S O SReligious or political ceremony? c. 1550 BC?MINOAN SNAKE GODDESS Minoan Great GoddessSnakes, bird on headthis ﬁgure, c. 1500 BCterra cotta covered in glazes made from oxidesevidence of worldwide tradeMYCENAEAN KINGSHIPMycenaeans have a warrior-kingHonor and wealth are very important —judged by what you can afford to give away.sources of wealth = many followersWEALTH=PRESTIGEPrevious slide: Lion Gate of Mycenae, c. 1380 BC.Solid rocks, assembled without mortarThis slide: Mask of Agamemnon, c. 1350 BCSolid gold, hammered into a sheet