Definition of Cycladic civilization
1. Noun. The Bronze Age civilization on the Cyclades islands in the southern Aegean Sea that flourished 3000-1100 BC.
Generic synonyms: Aegean Civilisation, Aegean Civilization, Aegean Culture
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Literary usage of Cycladic civilization
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1. Excavations at Phylakopi in Melos by British School at Athens, Thomas Dinham Atkinson (1904)
"... the earliest beginnings of settlement belong already to the dawn of the Cycladic civilization, the conclusion will be safe that the industry in Melian ..."
2. Korakou: A Prehistoric Settlement Near Corinth by Carl William Blegen (1921)
"But it seems equally likely that cycladic civilization, developing perhaps from the same origin as its mainland counterpart, for some reason—no doubt its ..."
3. The New York Review by St. Joseph's Seminary (Yonkers, N.Y.), N.Y. St. Joseph's Seminary (Yonkers (1907)
"We are thus carried back from late Mycenaean to a very early cycladic civilization. As we shall see, Knossos was to carry back the story to still earlier ..."
4. Greek Islands by Anne Midgette (1999)
"Another attraction is the striking stalactite cave of Ai Giannis. Traces of cycladic civilization have also been uncovered on the island. ..."
5. History of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 1939-1980 by Lucy Shoe Meritt (1984)
"... has given a heretofore unknown picture of cycladic civilization in the Bronze Age with its highly developed arts of architecture, sculpture and pottery ..."