Example sentences for: achaeans

How can you use “achaeans” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Known as Achaeans, they were the first Greek-speaking people in the area, and over the centuries they built many imposing fortresses and developed the rich Mycenaean civilization, based in the Peloponnese.

  • The Hittite Empire eventually collapsed following invasion from the west by the Achaeans, the Phrygians, and a mysterious force known only as the “Sea People. ”

  • The Achaeans’ chief rivals and mentors were the dazzling Minoans of Crete — until about 1450 b.c., when the Minoan empire was devastated, possibly by tidal waves caused by the eruption of the volcanic island of Thera (Santorini).

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