posted on Feb, 8 2003 @ 09:14 PM
I don't understand...the Greeks were a totally independant and isolated culture since at about 1000 BC they hit a dark age that would last till
around 500 BC, during that Dark Age the Dorian Invasion occured, and greatly influenced greek culture from then on, replacing the former Myconean and
I can think that several things are wrong, your translation of Homer's story, your interpretation of "Black as Night" or by absolutism with the
But the latter is pretty well founded, the Greek culture (Age of Heros) drove the Classical Greeks to the far distant lands, that you say influenced
But before Classical greece, and after Mycenae and Mino, they were a shut off society more or less, developing a culture completely of their own, as
trade was slow, and no one immigrated to Greece in any way (Ruling out a black man becoming a hero of Greece during the Age of Heros).
But it definately merits more research, I just want more historical backing, and broader quotes, then just one liners.
See it's just confusing, because Hercules and most of the Greek culture was set in the 800s, and yet you are talking about the 2nd and 3rd centuries,
well after Greek Culture had passed, and Myceneans from the north were replacing them with a completely new way of thinking, though not replacing the