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  • proper noun Alternative spelling of Mycenaean.

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  • The _Iliad_ and the _Odyssey_ may perhaps be trusted as truly portraying, so far as they go, the manners and customs of the great period of Achaian civilisation, known as Mycenean, which may be said to have culminated just before the Dorian invasion.

    On The Structure of Greek Tribal Society: An Essay

  • While they seemed to have adapted to local Semitic (i.e. Canaanite) culture, many think that they are Mycenean in origin, like I think you were suggesting.

    Matthew Yglesias » A Back and Forth on Israel

  • There are remains of a Mycenean fortress at Asini – huge Cyclopean walls and stones – which is in a stunningly beautiful spot in the Argolid overlooking the Aegean.

    Postcard from America: Place Names : A.E. Stallings : Harriet the Blog : The Poetry Foundation

  • Don't you think the Mycenean mask is likely a fake?

    Palsies On the Spartacus Road

  • Maryann's houseboy (or whatever that bald guy is) tells Sam the statue is “Mycenean or something” andMaryann raises her arms in the statue's pose during the episode, while she is with Sam in the bedroom.

    Hey, Is That Statue in Maryann's House from the Brooklyn Museum?

  • I would sit underneath the jacaranda gazing at Danielle and her Mycenean golden hair, waiting for Alexander Cambitoglou to enlighten us on the techniques behind red figure vases, or Jean-Paul Descoeudres to blow my mind with his readings of the floor plans of Pompeiian villas.

    Yatima » 2008 » April

  • Probably, helotism is a very ancient category; it may even be a survival from Mycenean times.

    OpEdNews - Diary: Palestinians in Gaza, the Modern Helots

  • I would sit underneath the jacaranda gazing at Danielle and her Mycenean golden hair, waiting for Alexander Cambitoglou to enlighten us on the techniques behind red figure vases, or Jean-Paul Descoeudres to blow my mind with his readings of the floor plans of Pompeiian villas.

    pathetic fallacy

  • Like take right now for instance, this is me babbling and I sound quite happy in a sense but that's not really how I feel becaue there is a negative space inside of me ... it's like the Mycenean vases. .except the vases give off a negative energy and have negative space but I dont think that I give off negative energy ... well at least I hope not.

    o0anu0o Diary Entry

  • Classical Greek infantry fighting in mass formation was hardly original—Mycenean and Near Eastern armies had done the same for centuries.

    THE LANDMARK THUCYDIDES

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