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ID: 7012050
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7012050

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Mycenae (deserted settlement)  Mycenae (deserted settlement)

Coordinates:
Lat: 37 45 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 37.7500  decimal degrees
Long: 022 44 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 22.7333  decimal degrees

Note: Major ancient Greek city on Argive plain, on a strategic site having a perennial spring and natural citadel formed by ravines; was center of Bronze Age civilization, named "Mycenaean" after the city; flourished 16th-11th century BCE, notably after destruction of Knossos; palace was reconstructed in 14th century BCE; described as "broad-streeted" and "golden" by Homer; famous for remains of grand Lion Gate entrance to the city, palace, treasury and large beehive tombs.

Names:
Mikínai (preferred,C,V,Greek (transliterated),U)
Mycenae (C,V,English-P,U,N)
Mycenae (Greek (transliterated),U)
Mykínai (NA,V,Greek (transliterated),U)
Mycenæ (C,V)
Mykínes (NA,V,Greek (transliterated),U)
Mukenai (NA,V,Greek (transliterated),U)
Mycena (NA,V,Greek (transliterated),U)
Mycenes (NA,V,Greek (transliterated),U)
Micenas (C,V,Spanish,U)
Micene (C,V,Italian,U)
Mykene (C,V,German,U)
Mycenaean (C,V,English,U,A)
Μυκῆναι (C,V,Greek,U)
Μυκήνη (C,V,Greek,U)
מיוחס לתרבות המיקנית (C,U,Hebrew )
Micenis (H,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Greece (nation)  ........  Greece (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Peloponnese (region (administrative division))  ............  Peloponnese (region (administrative division)) (P)
Hierarchy of Argolís (regional division)  ................  Argolís (regional division) (P)
Hierarchy of Mycenae (deserted settlement)  ....................  Mycenae (deserted settlement) (P)

Place Types:
deserted settlement (preferred, C)  ............  legendary founder was Perseus; in fact, was inhabited from at least 1600 BC
archaeological site (C)  ............  systematic excavations began in 1840; celebrated/notorious discoveries were made by Heinrich Schliemann
ruins (C)
World Heritage Site (C)  ............  from 1999
type site (C)
inhabited place (H)
city block (H)
Bronze Age (H)
Mycenaean (H)
former nation/state/empire (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Μυκῆναι..........  [VP]
.................  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
Μυκήνη..........  [VP]
.................  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
מיוחס לתרבות המיקנית..........  [IMJ]
...................................  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
Micenas..........  [VP]
.................  Pleiades (2006-) accessed 11 March 2020
Micene..........  [VP]
.................  Pleiades (2006-) accessed 11 March 2020
Micenis..........  [VP]
.................  Pleiades (2006-) accessed 11 March 2020
Mikínai..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Mukenai..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Mycena..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Mycenae..........  [GRLPSC, IMJ Preferred, VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 631-632
.................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) accessed 06/24/99
.................  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979)
Mycenæ..........  [VP]
.................  OED2 on CD-ROM (1994)
Mycenaean..........  [VP]
....................  Oxford English Dictionary [online] (2002-)
Mycenes..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Mykene..........  [VP]
.................  Pleiades (2006-) accessed 11 March 2020
Mykínai..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Mykínes..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [GRLPSC, IMJ, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 631-632
..................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) accessed 06/24/99
..................  Israel Museum Jerusalem contribution (n.d.)
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -823956
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  OED2 on CD-ROM (1994)
..................  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014)
..........  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979)

 

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