The archaeological sites of Mycenae and Tiryns are the imposing ruins of the two greatest cities of the Mycenaean civilization, which dominated the eastern Mediterranean world from the 15th to the 12th century B.C. It played a vital role in the development of classical Greek culture. Also,these two cities are directly linked to the Homeric epics, the Iliad and the Odyssey , which have influenced European art and literature for more than three millennia.
Thank you Ischa for the the beautiful card affixing nice stamp which incidentally is my 500th one.
2016 Stamp- The 2400th Anniversary of the Birth of Aristotle, (384-322 BC)
Date of Inscription: 1999