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date: 17 October 2019

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This chapter examines the history of state formation in ancient Greece during the Bronze Age, providing an overview of the nature of the Minoan states and the extent of control exercised by Mycenaean states. It describes the key features of the states in the Mycenaean period, which include state structure and organization, palatial centers, military organization, economic organization and administration, and systems of communication and representation.

Keywords: state formation, ancient Greece, Bronze Age, Minoan states, Mycenaean states, state structure, state organization, military organization, economic organization, economic administration

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