Saturday, 12 February 2011

1400 (Year, BC)

1400 BC Important Facts:
  • Palace of Minos destroyed by fire.
  • Thebes, capital of Egypt is believed to be the largest city of the world - taking over the lead from Memphis in Egypt.
  • The political height of the Canaanite town of Ugarit.
Circa 1400 BC:
  • The Assyrians became very powerful.
  • Marks the beginning of the Mycenaean era.
  • Shift in the center of political and cultural power, in the Aegean, from Crete to mainland Greece.
  • The Lion Gate is made at Hattushash (now near modern Boghazkeui, Turkey).
Circa 1400 BC to more recent:
  • 1400 BC – 1350 BC – Garden of Nebamum (Pond in a Garden) wall painting from the tomb of Nebamum, Thebes. 18th dynasty of Egypt.
  • 1400 BC – 1200 BC—Two women with a child, found in the palace at Mycenae, Greece, are made.
Tags: Aegean - Assyrian - Crete - Egypt - Greece - Hattushash - Lion Gate - Memphis - Mycenae - Thebes - Turkey

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