The ancient myth of Triptolemus suggests that Agriculture begun in the Greek peninsula and spread from there to the rest of the World

In this post we present excerpts from ancient Greek and Latin texts  which refer to one of the central Greek and Graeco-Roman myths; the myth of Triptolemus. Continue reading “The ancient myth of Triptolemus suggests that Agriculture begun in the Greek peninsula and spread from there to the rest of the World”

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Neolithic in the Greek peninsula; cereal cultivation began during the first half of the 7th millennium BC – the Franchti cave findings and what we can learn from them

Here we present extended parts of the very informative and interesting paper titled “Early seventh-millennium AMS dates from domestic seeds in the Initial Neolithic at Franchthi Cave (Argolid, Greece)“, by Catherine Perlès, Anita Quiles and Hélène Valladas (2018). Continue reading “Neolithic in the Greek peninsula; cereal cultivation began during the first half of the 7th millennium BC – the Franchti cave findings and what we can learn from them”

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