European History: Part 4

The brilliant Minoan and Mycenaean civilizations had vanished by 1000BC, and small farming settlements were located where once fortified settlements grew.

Meanwhile, central Europe saw the emergence of the Urnfield culture, ancestral to the later Celtic cultures of central and western Europe.

This is the fourth part of our latest update to European History. Our main article is available here.

By Jonnie Grieve