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Minoan Civilization

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The Minoan Civilization developed in the Bronze Age on the island of Crete and thrived on trade from Aegean population centers, Egypt, the Levant, Cyprus, and Anatolia from approximately the 27th century BC to the 15th century BC. It is most famous for the Palace at Knossos where its kings lived.
Yes, in mythology, Theseus killed the Minotaur.
They also called it the Minotaur
There are many. in brief:   Minos was son of Zeus and adopted in Crete by mortal kind Asterion.  When he became King, God Poseidon send a white bull from the sea to  justify him, but Minos instead of sacrificing the Bull he replaced  him with a regular one. Poseidon in revenge condemned his...
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No, but King Minos fed the creature, so you could count that.
The Minotaur was the monster child of Cretan queen Pasiphaë and a white bull. This only happened once. He is usually depicted with a bull's head on a human body.
Because no one had ever gotten out before and it had to take a  'genius' to figure it out.
If you've read the Percy Jackson & the Olympians, his enemies are Percy, Annabeth, and Grover.
The minotaur was a creature put into the Labyrinth to eat whoever he found.
they both are similar b/c they both trade,made pottery, lived on the island Crete,and existed in the same time Era.
As farmers i believe. :)
The Minoans were from the island of Crete and the Myceneans werefrom mainland Greece and spoke an early form of the Greek language.
there were the minotaurs minuons
trade, architecture, and writing
a half man half bull killing animalThe Minotaur was half man, half bull and half snake
Daedalus and his son Icarus had been imprisoned in a tall tower that structurally contained no stairs and no doors. The only window to the outside world was just that- a window.However, other tales suggest that Daedalus and his son escaped by sea, out-sailing King Minos's ships by being the first...
A signed print of Fille de Minos by Salvador Dali is estimated to  be worth about six or seven thousand dollars. This is for a 15 inch  by 18 inch framed and signed limited edition lithograph.
The Egyptians were a civilization that was influenced by and traded  goods with the Minoans. The Minoans traded mostly pottery and some  jewelry.
Brute strength, gorging horns, and the fact that it knew it's way  around the inner labyrinth, and the youths trapped inside didn't.  The Minotaur can breath fire with proper spell
the games that the Minoans enjoyed was boxing and bull-leaping
The Minoans earned their living by building ships and trading.
The palace of Knossos was located in North-Central Crete.
You should ask at your library for the book The Greek Myths by Robert Graves.
According to the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary it can be pronounced either /'mɪnətɔː(r)/ or / ˈmaɪnətɔː(r)/
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historians named the Minoan culture in honor of the king of Crete in Greek mythology true or false
They do not exist. A man/beast hybrid of any kind cannot happen as it is impossible to mate with other species (well, at least of different genera).
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in Greek mythology, the minotaur was a monster. he had the head of a bull and the body of a man. but he was in a labyrinth and every 7 years, he would need to be fed human flesh. i guess you could say he was a half-bull half-man monster thing. but he was also the son of the queen of Crete, Pasiphae ...
a natural disaster from a volcanic eruption
Every nine years, Minos, who had defeated Athens in a war,demanded seven young men and seven young womento be fed to the Minotaur, a monstrous creature, half man and half bull,that lived in the Labyrinth, a huge and devilishly complicated maze.The third time the tribute had to be paid, Theseus...
The Minoan civ was (probably) destroyed by a major earthquake and the tsunamis that followed.There is no evidence that Minoans and Mycenaens ever fought, it was a gradual transition from one civ to the other.
It really depends. I've seen it do ten thousand damage before during a battle. The way to increase the power of your hits are by enchanting it and using a lot of blades and traps.
Some adjectives that could be used to describe Minoan civilization  are organized, peaceful, artistic, mercantile, and knowledgeable
Nobody wrote it. It is one of the ancient Greek myths.
they are both made of 2 or more animals
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The Minoan civilization traded things with the Lydians. The Lydians gave them coins in return.   Firstly what they traded was practically everything and anything that that they could, the Greeks admired them for this reason- they could take and give to other civilizations without bloodshed, they...
Queen Pasiphae of Crete was the mother of the Minotaur, thus any son or daughter of hers would be the half-sibling of the Minotaur, including: Catreus (King of Crete after Minos) Androgeus (Killed by the Athenians and restored to life by Asclepius) Deucalion (succeeded his older brother Catreus...
Well first off it was from the Dephs of Tartarus. Well,Gaea created him and then someone would slay him and he would be sent to Tartarus. And then later on maybe I don't know 100 or 500 years he would be reborn. Gaea is the MOTHER of all Greek monsters. The Latin form for Minotaur is Minotaurus.
I'm not sure of the book you speak, but i know that Minos presented a spiral seashell to Daedalus at one point, or planned to, and asked that a string be run through the middle of it. The task was completed by Daedalus placing a drop of honey on the end and having an ant run the string through the...
The Minotaur, a creature with the body of a man and the head of a bull.
They established precedence for Classical Greece and thus Western civilization as a whole. The Minoans were the first true Western civilization, and by all accounts, very sophisticated by 2000 B.C. Their pottery, artwork, and architecture are known to be complex. Their palaces were especially...
you would have to have a lot of luck, but Theseus did it. He took a piece of string through the labrinth so he could find his way back. The minotaur lived at the heart of the labrinth. when he approched it he heard heavy breathing which meant he was likely to be sleeping which would be very useful....
The Minoans and the Mycenaean's were known for there culture and what they had between each other.
One reason why the Minoan kingdom came to an end is because a fire swept through the kingdom in about 1370 B.C.
The Minoans didn't speak the Greek language. The Mycenaeans, however, were the first to speak the language, so they were considered Greek.
the queen of knosso may have been worship as representive of the mother goddess herself. because of this elevation status, Minoan women appear to have enjoy many freedom.
In myths, yes, but in life, no.
on the island of Crete, with important like Knosos, Malia and etc.
He had two: Ariadne and Phaedra.
that the minotaur was the head of a bull on a humans headthe minotaur was held in the labyrinththe minotaur only killed the people and did not eat them
Control of the sea routes was the basis of Cretan power and influence. Several pictures and lead and clay models have survived showing that Cretan ships were masted and of low freeboard. Cretan seamen brought tin from Spain to supply the island's skilled metalworkers, and gold pearsl and ivory from...
The Labyrinth, Theuses killed the Minotaur there
The Minoans were known for a lot of things especially there craftmanship as carpenters. they also were known for their hard work because where they lived had a little soil and can only grow limited crops. That's why they moved near the Meditteranean Sea in Crete Island for more crops ( they traded).
The Minoan culture on Crete was during 27th century BC to 12th century BC. P.S. If you are a grown up who asked this question, guess what? An 11-year old answered it. Think about that:).
A white bull, being very rare, would be very valuable
the Minoan established colonies on the aegean island and in Greece and Asia minor
You have to pass the three challenges in the Maze (Labyrinth). The riddle with 15 bones. You take six bones away, to spell the letters TEN with the bones.Jump past the Scorpion.Grabbing the red-eyed snake. There does not seem to be a quick way, and one approach is to pick a single location to use....
The battle between Theseus and the Minotaur occured in the Labryinth. The Labyrinth was located in the city of Knossos on the island of Crete.
You press the button on the side and a USB flips out and then you plug it in to your computer.
Theseus was the one who fought the minotaur.
They use huge double sided axes or huge club. They mostly use two handed weapons.
Use the reed pipe (flute). The 8 colored parts represent 8 notes on the reed pipe, played by the color of the holes : blue-blue-green-yellow-yellow-red-blue-green. (the reed pipe is free in the Temple of the Muses in the Grove of Temples to the right of main Street)
No. He was a monster, not an immortal god.
The back of the title page of the U.S. trade edition of the book reads the following: "This is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, and incidents either are a product of the author's imagination or are used fictitiously. Any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, events, or locales,...
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There was no such thing
King Minos didn't have powers. He was mortal.