Michael Ventris
Date of Birth  :
12 July 1922
Place of Birth  :
switzerland
Country  :
Switzerland
Field of Expertise  :
Archaeology and Architecture
Educational background  :
He enrolled at the Architectural Association School of Architecture in 1940 and graduated in 1948, after interrupting his training to serve as a navigator in the Royal Air Force.
Acheivements / Contributions  :

Part of the difficulty stemmed from Evans himself he had strong opinions about the nature of Cretan civilization and was convinced that Linear B was a language he called "Minoan". A powerful political force in the academic world, he succeeded in cutting off any investigation into the possibility that the language on the tablets was Greek, despite some hints that this was the case.

Bibliography  :
Documents in Mycenaean Greek.