The 'Rich in Gold' kingdom of mythical Agamemnon, gloriously sung in Homer’s epics and the most important palatial center of the Late Bronze Age. It gave its name to the Mycenaean civilization, one of the greatest prehistoric civilizations, while the myths related to Mycenae have inspired poets and writers from the Homeric epics and the great tragedies of the Classical period to the contemporary literary and artistic creation.

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