The Mycenaean Age: A Study of the Monuments and Culture of Pre-Homeric Greece

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INDEX

ABBREVIATIONS
H. Homeric, M. Mycenae, i.-vi. indicating the Royal Graves. O. Orchemenos. T. Tiryns. V. Vaphio.
Aah-hotep, 232.
Achaeans, at Mycenae and Sparta, 342;
advanced from Corinth, 345;
built beehive tombs, 343-6;
colonized islands, 356;
dwelt once in sunken huts, 343;
in Homer, 3, 312;
traits of character, 357;
united with conquered Danaans, 345.
Acharnae, see Menidi.
Achelous, 302.
Achilleid, 363.
Achilles, 95, 112, 150, 151, 153, 310, 363; his shield, 2, 193, 214 n., 324, 353.
Acorn, design in pendant from Aegina, 392.
Acro-corinthos, 12.
Acropolis, areas compared, 369, 375;
on Ægina, 388;
at Athens, 8, 12, 239, 369, 383, 386, 388, (Propylaea) 45;
at Mycenae, 25, 32, 369, (enlarged) 113;
at Troy, 363-9.
Adler on acropolis (M.), 31 n., 113;
change of dynasty at Mycenae, 345 n.;
Doric column, 323 n.;
Grave-circle, 110;
masonry, 26 n.;
Treasury of Atreus. 122-3 n., 139;
vaulted tombs, 245;
walls of Tiryns, 330, 332 n.
Aeakid badge, shield as, 392;
kingdom, 387.
Aegina, coins of, 394;
contact with Minyans, 392; with Attica
and Cyclades, 389;
Dorian, conquest of, 394;
sailors of, 354;
houses, 338;
pottery, 240, 388-9;
sculpture, 205;
Theraean pottery at, 241;
treasure from, 9, 325, 389-94, (date) 393;
wealth of, 393;
women of, 163.
Aeginetan dynasty at Salamis, 392.
Aegisthus, 154, 153.
Aeschylus, (Choeph. 479) 313.
Agamemnon, agora of (?), 85;
empire of, 16, 338, 342;
grave of (?), 154-8;
historic basis for, 361.
Agate, 207, 219.
Agora, of Agamemnon (?), 85;
at Gha, 106.
Agriculture, 322, 353;
school of, Capodistria's, 18, 353.
the basis of prosperity, 355;
Ahmes, cartouche of, on Egyptian dagger- blade, 232.
Ajax, shield of, on coins of Salamis, 392.
Akontion, Mt., 328.
Alabaster capital, 123;
cornice, 119, 123;
frieze, (T.) 46;
objects of, (M. iv.) 90;
pilasters, 119, 123;
sword-pommel, 200;
vessels, 75, (M. iii.) 88, (V.) 145, 165, 226;
wall-casing, 121.
Albanian sailors of Hydra and Spetsia, 354.
Alcinous, orchards of, 18;
palace of, 2;
its doors, 61;
its frieze, 47, 324;
its golden watch-dogs, 31;
its megaron, 64.
Alexander, at Troy, xx.
Alexandrian period, 302.
Alphabets, origin of the Mediterranean, 270 n., 288;
origin of the Phoenician, 288-9.
Altar, 309-10;
over Grave IV, 89, 97, 110, 150, 310;
in Homeric palace, 46 n., 63, 310;
in household, 306;
at Ithaca, (H.) 308;
painted on plaque, 170, 299;

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