Aegean civilization


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Noun1.Aegean civilization - the prehistoric civilization on the islands in the Aegean sea and the surrounding countriesAegean civilization - 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"
culture, civilisation, civilization - a particular society at a particular time and place; "early Mayan civilization"
Cyclades, Cycladic civilisation, Cycladic civilization, Cycladic culture - the Bronze Age civilization on the Cyclades islands in the southern Aegean Sea that flourished 3000-1100 BC
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Heinrich Schliemann, a German pioneer in the field of archaeology and the study of the Aegean civilization in the Bronze Age, was convinced that Homer's epic reflected historical events.
Such is the stark difference between the Philistine/Aegean material culture and that of the Canaanites before them that Trude Dothan, the foremost excavator of Philistine sites, concluded that, in areas settled by the Philistines, "the end of Canaanite civilization, with its specific economic, social, political and cultural traits, heralds the beginning of another, characterized primarily and predominantly by the undiluted recollection of an advanced Aegean civilization." (9) The David and Goliath episode illustrates these differences perfectly.
During the visit, Kocaoy-lu informed Davutoy-lu about projected Aegean Civilization Museum in the city.