- an ancient city in S Greece, in Argolis: important ruins.
Examples from the Web for mycenae
Historical Examples of mycenae
One such old palace has been uncovered at Tiryns near Mycenae.
After a long time the people of Mycenae had no food left in their city.
This was the chief of all the hosts, Agamemnon, king of Mycenae and Argos.Old Greek Folk Stories Told Anew
Josephine Preston Peabody
The Greeks had a tradition that the chieftains of Mycenae came from Lydia.The Legacy of Greece
Some are at the wide-flung gates, all the thousands that ever came from populous Mycenae.The Aeneid of Virgil
- an ancient Greek city in the NE Peloponnesus on the plain of Argos