Definition of Bronze age

1. Noun. (archeology) a period between the Stone and Iron Ages, characterized by the manufacture and use of bronze tools and weapons.

Category relationships: Archaeology, Archeology
Generic synonyms: Period, Period Of Time, Time Period
Group relationships: Prehistoric Culture, Prehistory



2. Noun. (classical mythology) the third age of the world, marked by war and violence.
Category relationships: Classical Mythology
Generic synonyms: Period, Period Of Time, Time Period

Definition of Bronze age

1. Proper noun. (archaeology) A period in a civilization's development when the most advanced metalworking has developed the techniques of smelting copper from natural outcroppings and alloys it to cast bronze. ¹

2. Proper noun. (mythology) One of the Classical (w Ages of Man), associated with warfare. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Bronze age

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1. Man by Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland (1905)
"In 1900 I hail the pleasure to treat ihe British bronze age in my lectures at the University College. I pointed out that we can in England, ..."

2. History of the Norwegian People by Knut Gjerset (1915)
"Women were buried with the same elaborate care as the men, which indicates that already in this early FIG. 22. — Oak coffin from the bronze age, ..."

3. The Popular Science Monthly (1889)
"Different opinions have been put forward as to the manner in which the Bronze age began in the North. " Some have supposed that it was due to the ..."

4. Report of the Annual Meeting (1903)
"The same idea of interment within a house survived during the bronze age ... The bronze age dwellings, on the other hand, which are reproduced in the ..."

5. Early Man in Britain and His Place in the Tertiary Period by William Boyd Dawkins (1880)
"Copper Mines worked in Britain and Spain in the bronze age.—Tin-stone often associated ... —The Development of the Bronze Industry in the late bronze age. ..."

6. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1889)
"Different opinions have been put forward as to the manner in which the Bronze age began in the North. " Some have supposed that it was due to the ..."

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