- Also called Mycenaean Greek. the earliest recorded Greek dialect, written in the Linear B syllabary and dating from the 15th through the 13th centuries b.c.
Origin of Mycenaean
Examples from the Web for mycenaean
Its derivations from the Minoan and Mycenaean columns seems most improbable.The Legacy of Greece
Don dropped into an armchair and began to load his pipe from the Mycenaean vase.The Orchard of Tears
Their style takes on itself an almost bizarre freedom, which reminds us strongly of the similar characteristic in Mycenaean art.History Of Egypt, Chalda, Syria, Babylonia, And Assyria In The Light Of Recent Discovery
L.W. King and H.R. Hall
Mycenaean tombs and other antiquities have been found (see Cyprus).
Did a race so backward hit on an idea unknown to the Mycenaean Greeks?Homer and His Age
- of or relating to ancient Mycenae or its inhabitants
- of or relating to the Aegean civilization of Mycenae (1400 to 1100 bc)
Word Origin and History for mycenaean
1590s, "pertaining to Mycenae," the ancient city on the Argive plain, from Latin Mycenaeus, from Greek Mykenaios "of Mycenae," from Mykenai. In reference to the Aegean civilization that flourished 1500-1100 B.C.E. and was centered on Mycenae, it is from 1890s.