Mycenae
geographical name ancient city S Greece in NE Peloponnese

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  • MYCENAE — urbs Peloponnesi, quam Perseus Danai fil. exstruxit, in qua regnavit Agamemnon. Inde Virg. Aen. l. 6. v. 838. Agamemnoniasque Mycenas. Idem Aen. l. 2. v. 331. Milia quot magnis numquam venêre Mycenis. pelopeiades Mycenas vocat Ovid. Fast. l. 3. v …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Mycenae — [mī sē′nē] ancient city in Argolis, in the NE Peloponnesus …   English World dictionary

  • Mycenae — This article is about the ancient Greek city. For the hamlet in New York, see Mycenae, New York. Archaeological Sites of Mycenae and Tiryns * UNESCO World Heritage Site …   Wikipedia

  • Mycenae — /muy see nee/, n. an ancient city in S Greece, in Argolis: important ruins. * * * Prehistoric city, northeastern Peloponnese, Greece. A natural rock citadel, it was the legendary capital of Agamemnon. It flourished during the Bronze Age, building …   Universalium

  • Mycenae — Sp Mikėnai Ap Μυκήναι/Mykēnai sen. graikų kalba Ap Mycenae lotyniškai L ist. mst. P Graikijoje …   Pasaulio vietovardžiai. Internetinė duomenų bazė

  • Mycenae — noun An ancient Greek city in the NE Peloponnesus on the plain of Argos, inhabited since about 4000 See Also: Mycenaean, Mycenaean civilization …   Wiktionary

  • Mycenae —    See Ahhiyawa. Historical Dictionary Of Ancient Egypt by Morris L. Bierbrier …   Ancient Egypt

  • MYCENAE —    The important Bronze Age settlement of mainland Greece where a mold for an Italian winged axe has been found …   Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans

  • Mycenae — My|ce|nae an ancient Greek city in southern Greece, where King ↑Agamemnon is supposed to have lived. It was a wealthy and important city in the period before about 1100 ↑BC. In the late 19th century many beautiful and ancient objects were found… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Mycenae —  Ancient Greek city and civilization; things from or of there are Mycenaean …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

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