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Archaic

In the history of ancient Greece, the Archaic period is usually dated to between ca. 800 and 500 BC. Often, the date is extended down to around 480 BC Some authors hold that the Archaic period proper starts with the first supposedly historic event, the Olympic Games of 776 BC. Others have the Archaic period start at around 700 BC.

Homer and history

Homer and history

Can the Homeric epics be considered historical documents to some extent? If so, for which time period can they be used?

Written by Josho Brouwers