Mycenaean definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or concerning Mycenae or its inhabitants.
    • Of, associated with, or becoming the Aegean civilization that spread its impact from Mycenae to many elements of the Mediterranean region from about 1580 to 1120 B.C.
    • Of, concerning, or becoming the archaic dialect of Greek written in the Linear B script.
    • Of or concerning old Mycenae or its inhabitants.
    • Of or relating to the Mycenaean civilization, the early Greek civilization that spread its influence from Mycenae to many parts of the Mediterranean region and Central Europe from about 2800 to 1100 BCE, divided into three periods: Early Helladic (c. 2800–2000 B.C.E), Middle Helladic (c. 2000–1500 B.C.E), and Late Helladic (c. 1500–1100 B.C.E)
    • Of or concerning the ancient greek language dialect written in the Linear B syllabary.
    • of or concerning or feature of old Mycenae or its inhabitants
  • noun:
    • A native or inhabitant of Mycenae.
    • Mycenaean Greek.
    • A native or inhabitant of Mycenae.
  • proper-noun:
    • Mycenaean Greek
  • others:
    • Of or related to ancient Mycenæ, in Greece, or even to the society represented by its remains.

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