One characteristic of this age was the development of widespread trading networks. These focused initially on the distribution of copper and tin. Copper first came from
Many places had large deposits of single minerals and such places prospered in the new economy. Riches, however, went to manorial or municipal states closest to the sources of several minerals. Hence
People first settled on the site of
What did destroy the city was the Trojan War. Olympian storytellers blame the forbidden love between Paris, Prince of
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