Definition of Aegean culture
1. Noun. The prehistoric civilization on the islands in the Aegean sea and the surrounding countries. "By 800 BC the entire Aegean had adopted this style of pottery"
Generic synonyms: Civilisation, Civilization, Culture
Specialized synonyms: Cyclades, Cycladic Civilisation, Cycladic Civilization, Cycladic Culture
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Literary usage of Aegean culture
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1. The School World (1902)
"Secondly, much new evidence has accumulated in favour of the contemporaneity—already widely accepted—of the culminating epoch of Aegean culture with the ..."
2. Vignaud Pamphlets. Crete (1905)
"But notwithstanding this, in 1901 he repeated the same belief—that Cnossus would prove to be one of the chief foci of the Aegean culture. ..."
3. The Story of Man's Early Progress by Willis Mason West (1920)
"Aegean culture 3500 BC A native culture PART II THE GREEKS Greece — that point of light in history! — HEGEL. We are all Greeks. Our laws, our literature, ..."
4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"... Bologna several Egyptian imitations of the Aegean style which can be set off against the many debts which the centres of Aegean culture owed to Egypt. ..."
5. A History of Greece to the Death of Alexander the Great by John Bagnell Bury (1913)
"At Salamis, in the east of the island, sepulchres have been found which show how Aegean culture flourished in Cyprus in the fourteenth century. ..."
6. Further Discoveries of Cretan and Aegean Script: With Libyan and Proto by Arthur Evans (1898)
"... like the race itself, has a Mediterranean range.2 It even shows some distinct points of sympathy with primitive Aegean culture. ..."
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