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  • n. Plural form of Mycenaean.


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  • The Mycenaeans left behind the first words written in Greek, on what are known as the Linear-B accountancy tablets.

    When Trouble in Athens Meant Sparta

  • The starting point is Cnossos in northern Crete, where we encounter the palaces occupied by the so-called Minoans from roughly 2000 B.C. to 1450 B.C., before they gave way to the Greek-speaking Mycenaeans, who remained there for about 200 years.

    When Trouble in Athens Meant Sparta

  • The Mycenaeans were after the lucrative Black Sea and Asia Minor trade dominated by Troy.

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  • She has written more than 150 books and articles related to the Minoans, Mycenaeans, and Cycladic culture.

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  • Robert Castleden on page 75 of Mycenaeans (2005) likewise states that the Mycenaean word "is similar to the later Greek word for carpet, tapes" (see link).

    Minoan inscription HT 104

  • Admittedly, they were presented in subtly different shades as time and politics moved on (more or less free love, for example), but they almost always appeared in stark contrast to the militaristic Aryan culture of their roughly contemporary prehistoric rivals, the Mycenaeans.

    Knossos: Fakes, Facts, and Mystery

  • Egyptians, Mycenaeans, and nearly everyone else ever since have done that but we make a significant error in assuming that because we do it Minoans did too.

    The Women of Minos

  • The use of horses as 'battle taxis' is interesting, because it parallels the question of Homeric chariotry, and whether it is the Mycenaeans, Homer, or us who don't understand chariot warfare.

    Horses in seventh-century England

  • Conquerors of the Minoan civilisation, the Mycenaeans flourished between the 17th century BCE and the 12th century BCE, occupying much of the Greek mainland and establishing colonies in Asia Minor and on Cyprus.

    Mycenaean warrior used 'imported sword'

  • The finds confirm the Mycenaeans were trading with other civilisations in the Mediterranean basin.

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