Mycenaean civilization

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Noun1.Mycenaean civilization - the late bronze-age culture of Mycenae that flourished 1400-1100 BC
culture, civilisation, civilization - a particular society at a particular time and place; "early Mayan civilization"
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He then sets about detailing his conception of nomadic groups of ethnic Dorians, which invaded the Peloponnese in the Greek dark ages after the collapse of Mycenaean civilization.
The emerging new story goes like this: In 800 BC, as the Greek world emerged from the Dark Age that followed the collapse of the Mycenaean civilization chronicled by Homer, typical Greeks were indeed impoverished.
Previous discoveries, including two shipwrecks, documented trading for gold and other materials between the Mycenaean civilization of ancient Greece--the source of the Golden Fleece myth--and societies around the Black Sea, says archaeologist Robert Tykot of the University of South Florida in Tampa.