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8000 BCE, Mesolithic Period (8300-7000). Earliest evidence of burials found in
Franchthi Cave in the Argolid,
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3000 B.C.. The first major civilization in the region begins on the island of Crete. Its people, known as Minoans, live peacefully in big cities, trade with other ...
Following a period of sporadic incursions and large movements of people, demographic and economic changes in the eighth century B.C. lead to overseas ...