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The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture

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2007
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Art & Architecture, Classical studies
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Site in the north-eastern Peloponnese in southern Greece, 30 km south-west of Corinth. It is renowned for its ...

Mycenaean

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The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture

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2007
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Civilization that flourished in the Late Bronze Age (c.1600–c. 1100bc) on the Greek mainland. The ...

Mycenae

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

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2005

an ancient city in Argolis, the northeast coast of the Peloponnesian Peninsula of mainland Greece. Classical Greek legend credited the ...

Mycenae

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

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2010
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Classical studies, History
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[This entry includes two subentries, a historical overview and a discussion of the archaeology of Mycenae.] ...

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World Encyclopedia

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2004
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Ancient city in Greece, 11km (7mi) n of modern Argos, which gave its name to the Mycenaean civilization. Dating ...

Mycenaean civilization

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World Encyclopedia

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2004
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Ancient Bronze Age civilization (c.1580–1120 bc) centred around Mycenae, s Greece. The Mycenaeans entered Greece from ...

Mycenaean civilization

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Oliver T. P. K. Dickinson

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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2012
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(see also religion, Minoan and Mycenaean) takes its name from the spectacular finds made by Heinrich Schliemann at ...

Mycenae

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Oliver T. P. K. Dickinson

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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is a rocky hill, flanked by ravines to north and south, situated on the north-east edge of the Argive plain between larger hills. There are few remains from the earliest phases of ... More
Mycenae, Greece

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology (2 ed.)

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2009
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[Si] ... Bronze Age acropolis, ancient capital of Greece, and type‐site of the Mycenaean civilization, situated in the Argolid overlooking the Plain of Argos in the eastern ... More
Mycenaean

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology (2 ed.)

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2009
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[CP] ... A Greek Bronze Age civilization, at first limited to the mainland but later spreading throughout Greece and across the Aegean after the fall of the Minoan Empire. ... More
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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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an ancient city in Greece, situated near the coast in the NE Peloponnese, the centre of the late Bronze Age Mycenaean civilization. The capital of King Agamemnon, it was at its most ... More

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