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Tango0103 Aug 2022 8:41 p.m. PST

"Very little is known of the Dorians, but they originally inhabited what is today northern and central Greece, and after the fall of the Mycenaean states around the mid 11th century BCE they gradually became more widespread generally in Greece, forming one of the four major ethnic groups of Classical Greece when that emerged from the Greek Dark Ages in the sixth century BCE. In the 19th and early 20th centuries, historians attributed this spread to a ‘Dorian Invasion' of the Peloponnese, as did some Classical Greek historians, though there is absolutely no evidence for this, and while there are many theories as to how this change came about, it is no longer thought that an invasion is a likely candidate. The influence of the Dorians is most readily seen in the changes in dialects spoken in Greece, but the basic problem is that during this period writing ceased and there are therefore no written records and very little iconography to illuminate these centuries for us. As a result there is little firm history of the time, hence the very apt name ‘Dark Ages'…"


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Damion03 Aug 2022 10:07 p.m. PST

What did the figures look like before someone hit them with a hammer then set them on fire?

Personal logo 20thmaine Supporting Member of TMP04 Aug 2022 2:48 a.m. PST

Ouch!

But fair evil grin

Perris070704 Aug 2022 7:34 a.m. PST

Look like they were sculpted by an Ancient Dorian.

GildasFacit Sponsoring Member of TMP04 Aug 2022 8:41 a.m. PST

More like my auntie Doreen !!!

SBminisguy04 Aug 2022 2:24 p.m. PST

I appreciate the Picture of Dorians Gray…

Tango0104 Aug 2022 3:25 p.m. PST

Ha!Ha!…


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Tango0106 Aug 2022 9:28 p.m. PST

Seems the Arameans follow the same path…


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Robert le Diable09 Aug 2022 11:22 a.m. PST

I found the restraint of the first review quite funny, though in both cases there's no doubt that the figures are right up there with Tony Hancock's "Aphrodite at the Water-Hole". Nevertheless, a couple of those in the second set would serve well for a distressed Antique statue (marble, naturally) to tower over 15mm figures in some Italian, or some Middle Eastern, scenario.

Tango0109 Aug 2022 3:38 p.m. PST

Thanks.

Armand

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