notes 21 - Minoans and Mycenaeans 2000-1000 B.C. Bronze Age...

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Minoans and Mycenaeans 2000-1000 B.C. Bronze Age Persians had some contact with Greece Incorrect to use Greece, there were independent city-states o Until other ppl conquer Greece The sea is very much part of their lives o Mountains- quite scrurry o Plateaus Minoans are defeated and conquered by the Mycenaeans The Minoans Creative culture Island in Eastern Mediterranean, Crete King Minos and the Mintaur o Each day, would sacrifice 6 kids to feed the Mintaur Centered on Crete Flourish from 2000-1450 B.C. Named after King Minos Sir Arthur Evans, British archaeologist, 1900 o Excavated at Knossos for many years Palaces at Knossos, Phaistos, Zakros, and Miallia Palace at Knossos *PDF* Evans’ Work Discovery and excavations of “labyrinth” plan Controversial reconstruction of may parts of the site Finds, including frescoes, pottery, other artifacts Minoans Thalassocracy o Based on the sea ( sea power) First international power in European history
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