Definition of Aegean civilization
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
Lexicographical Neighbors of Aegean Civilization
Literary usage of Aegean civilization
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"... at lean, during the Bronze Age) that the aegean civilization was ... in so far as it tends to discredit an Asiatic source for aegean civilization. ..."
2. The Story of Man's Early Progress by Willis Mason West (1920)
"CHAPTER VI aegean civilization, 3500—1200 BC We left Europe in the upper stages of the Stone Age. Southeastern Europe, in particular, continued to push ..."
3. The Story of World Progress by Willis Mason West (1922)
"CHAPTER VI aegean civilization, 3500-1200 BC At least as early as 3500 BC slim, short, dark-skinned men Aege in the New-Stone stage, were living in ..."
4. Excavations at Phylakopi in Melos by British School at Athens, Thomas Dinham Atkinson (1904)
"We have also seen that the aegean civilization, after a long course of development, reached its prime in Crete in the great days of the palaces at ..."
5. Educational Progress in Greece During the Minoan, Mycenaean, and Lyric Periods by Dwight Grafton Burrage (1920)
"Edition, on Crete (ancient) by AJ Evans and on aegean civilization by DG Hogarth, the articles by AJ Evans in the Annual of the British School at Athens, ..."