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philologists call this early Greek writing) recording the same Greek language was
more widespread at Achaean- ... by about 1500 bc (Late Minoan 1), Mycenaean
Greeks had assumed an influential, perhaps dominant role in Minoan affairs.
Family ties are very close, and the dowry system, under which the woman brings
a home to the marriage, is a strong tradition among the Greeks, persisting in spite
of efforts by the church to discourage it. By contemporary standards, the ...
Cyprus remained under Turkish sovereignty, but from the start elements of the
Greek population (80 percent of the total) asked the British to grant enosis (union
with Greece). For many years this demand was of little more than academic ...
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