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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.
Originally it was thought an enormous volcanic eruption on Thera, 70 miles away, covered Crete in a layer or ash thick enough to kill plant life, leading the people to starve to death. Now it is generally thought, though there was a small layer of ash deposited on the island, the Mycenaeans invaded …
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Answer: I've been studing Mycenaeans for about six months. Mycenaeans and Minoans traded by sea. Sending out ships to trade goods such as food, pottery and anything which had value. Mycenaeans used imported foods from other countries. And also sold they're high quality pottery. They became wealth…
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The minoans believed in afterlife and that gods are less important than goddess. In the other hand there was no record in the Mycenaean cultures that there was any god or goddess.Qk ninja
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A minotaur is a mythological creature, half man and half bull one, the offspring of a bull and Queen Pasiphae. the wife of King Minos of Crete. The Minotaur was kept in the labyrinthHalf man half bull.
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Theseus, son of Aegeus, slew the Minotaur with the help of Ariadne.
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I believe Minos had several daughters, but two of the more famous ones are Phaedra and Ariadne. Ariadne helped Theseus defeat the minotaur (her half brother) and also helped him escape from the labyrinth by giving him a magical ball of thread that traced his path to freedom. However, Theseus abando…
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Theseus was the person that killed the Minotaur!
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sumerians, egyptians, and the Phoenicians
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They needed to export wine, oil, and jewelry for food and raw materials.
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No, the minotaur is the son of Pasiphae and a white bull.
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Were an ancient Greece civilization.
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The Minoans grew olives and grapes and barley and also wheat.but they also traded crops
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The things that made them wealthy were: 1. Trade... They built ships from oak and cedar trees and sailed as far as Egypt and Syria. They traded pottery and stone vases for ivory and melts.. Welcome!
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Minoan Civilization was mainly situated on the island of Crete, though other 'settlements' where existant. Such settlements include that of Thera.
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The Minoans were, in fact, the very first entrepreneurs. They basically discovered and adapted and developed seamanship skills faster than anyone, as they originated on the island of Crete, in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea. Their most revered accomplishments were their most obvious; they domin…
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Crete is the home of Minoans
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The Minoans were a powerful sea faring people. They lived on Crete, which is an island in the Aegean Sea; the Aegean Sea is located west of Turkey and southeast of Greece. The Minoans lived and dominated Crete from around 3000 BC to 1500 BC. The dates aren't exact though. The Minoans dominated trade…
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Flourishing from the 3rd to the middle of the 2nd millennium BC/BCE, the Minoan people resided on the island of Crete in the Eastern Mediterranean Basin and are characterized as a Bronze Age mercantile civilization. Their civilizational origins and development period (i.e., pre-3rd millennium) exten…
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Sistrum is one instrument the minoans used. It is made out of stone and/or wood. The Sistrum is the most famous instrument known by the minoans
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I think i like fried rice, but im not totally sure
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roughly 2000bc
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He became famous because it is an ancient Greek legend. He was in a labyrinth and a boy went to kill him, but people would get lost in the labyrinth and would get eaten. This guy tied a spool of string to the door and held it, slowly unraveling it so he wouldn't get lost. He succeeded in killing the…
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Because........ They were so rich, many people wanted their stuff more then other civilizations items so they traded easily.  Because........ They were so rich, many people wanted their stuff more then other civilizations items so they traded easily. they also built ships from oak and cedar t…
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on the edge of crete ilands
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The Minoans are credited as Europe's first great civilization.
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Mycenaeans built fortresses unlike Minions. They built strong fortresses for defense. Another contrasting thing about the Minoans and Mycenaeans is that Mycenaeans did not build a great number of religious shrines, like Minions did.
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The legendary figure of King Minos, supposed ruler of Crete in ancient or even pre-ancient times, is not verifiably known to have existed because of a lack of reliable historical records. As is the case with so many ancient (or even older) figures, Minos appears in a variety of texts, but without an…
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A horn and the labyrith.
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The Minoan civilization (2.700 BC) preceded the Mycenaean civilization(1.600). The main difference was that the Minoans were a very peaceful civilization (nowhere in their art battles or anything war related is depicted, only festivities, which is somewhat unique) and they were more sea-orientated. …
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well if you join the arena and battle your way to the top and become the grand champion then every week you can battle monster which can include a minotaur or two There are also special minotaurs near the inn where you kill rufio in the first dark brothehood mission... its called the grove of some…
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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.
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Between 1600 B.C. and 1500 B.C
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The palace of Knossos was located in North-Central Crete.
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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 trad…
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on the island of Crete, with important like Knosos, Malia and etc.
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He had two: Ariadne and Phaedra.
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on an island below grece and over to the right
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Invaded and destroyed by Mycenaeans.
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There are various theories, including a huge earthquake, economic failure and also the unknown 'dark age'. Also the Minoan/Mycenaean cultural clash that led to the absorption of most of the Minoan culture of Crete into that of the Greek Mycenaeans.
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The Minoans lived on Crete a large island on the southern edge of the Aegean Sea.Cuba
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King Minos bull lived in Crete in the labyrinth of the Knossos palace, Greece. It was not exactly a bull, it was a monster, half bull- half human, called Minotaur [in Greek: Μινόταυρος (Minotavros)].
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Myceneans painted their huts while Minoans didn'tThe Minoans lived on the island of Crete in Greece. The Mycenaean lived in the mainland Peloponnese.The Minoan civilization began before the Mycenaean. The history of the Minoans show that their artwork was very different from the Mycenaeans.
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they reigned and traded in and around the aegean sea. they had both spent time sailing in the water. They both were the first two cultures to be developed in greece. (Mycenaeans were first because the only spoke greek.) They had very similiar pottery, religion: they both believed in 1 goddess, t…
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The winner was Christine Barber for her novel "The Replacement Child." The $10,000 prize is named in honor of Southwest mystery author Tony Hillerman and co-sponsored by St. Martin's Press and WORDHARVEST.
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The most likely cause is natural disaster, but could also have been enemy invaders or disease.
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As traders most people thought they were farmers but they not.
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The Achaeans, an Indo-European people, adopted and built on the achievements of the Minoan civilization. Achaean artisans reproduced Minoan design on jewelry, pottery and tools. The Achaeans also learned writing from the Minoans. Source: WORLD HISTORY - Patterns of civilization
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the civilization developed on the island of Crete
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they had both spent time sailing in the water.
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Minotaur: A creature with the head and tail of a bull on the body of a man. It was locked into a giant labyrinth by King Minos of Crete. Every year for nine years, seven youths and maidens were locked into the labyrinth as well, for the beast to feed on. Until, the hero Theseus, after volunteering a…
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The Cretans/Minoans
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In the labyrinth at Knossos palace, Crete. King Minos had Daedalus (the best architect ever lived) to build a labyrinth (a complicated maze,one you will never escape) to hold his step-son, the Minotaur. So the Minotaur resides in the Labyrinth. In the labyrinth beneath King Minos' Palace in Knoss…
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si arthur evans nilabanan niya si minos at natalo si minos pinabayaan lang muna ni arthur evans ito nang nag daan na ang ilang taon binalikan na ito.kaya siya ang naka tuklas kay minos......................
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mother earth
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Mino is a resident of Puuhonua Isle
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meow meow meow arf.
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Ancient Minoan Script is called Linear A.
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No one is sure how it disappeared It could have been a natural disaster, or another civilization could have invaded them and took over.
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The Minoan civilization was a civilization lost for years and is belived to may be the lost city of Atlantis. It was a rich civilization buried under a hill of dust which is believed to have beeen caused by a great eruption on Crete by its volcano. This volcano eruption was told to have cause tsunam…
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No, Minotaurs are a fictional creature from Greek mythology.
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It was very fancy and people always treated you with respect.
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the Minoans lived on islands of the Aegean sea The name "Minoan" refers to the most famous King of the the primary source of Minoan culture, Crete. Minos was the King of Knossos, the largest city on Crete. The modern city of Heraklion is built on its ruins.
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He was boiled by the daughters of Cocalus
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Minotaurs are about 10 to 11 1/2 feet
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How do the Minoan and Mycenaen civilization differ from the mesopotamian civilization?
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Mino's quest comes in the following three parts:Mino's Anniversary Gift Part 1 (100qp) [IIntermediate]Begins: Mino, resident of Puuhonua Isle Items Needed: 50 iron ores Mino is planning a big anniversary gift for his wife, Lelu. He asks you to pick up flowers from Helena in Treeton and trellises fr…
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King Minos is a mythical character, written as the son of the Greek god Zeus & Europa, a Phoenician woman of high rank. The reason we call the culture 'Minoan' is because that is what the gentleman archeaologist Sir Arthur Evans named it while excavating Knossos. Yet there is little evidence tha…
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Well the Minotaur is actually half man and half horse or its half goat and half man
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The Minoan civilization was a civilization lost for years and is belived to may be the lost city of Atlantis. It was a rich civilization buried under a hill of dust which is believed to have beeen caused by a great eruption on Crete by its volcano. This volcano eruption was told to have cause tsunam…
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I think they mean What is the two major Minoan contributions-They could be plumbing, or sporting events.
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The overthrow of Minoan power in Greece.
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King Minos ruled the island of Crete.
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Once upon a time, a long time ago, there lived a king named Minos. King Minos lived on a lovely island called Crete. King Minos had a powerful navy, a beautiful daughter, and a really big palace. Still, now and then, King Minos grew bored. Whenever King Minos was bored, he took his navy and attacked…
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Part I: Go to Tail Isle, using the Appleton docks. Then use the wagon, or walk, to Tail end. Talk to the owner of the general store, he can send you to Puuhonua Isle, where Mino is. Make sure you've done the tail end store quest first! Talk to Mino, and he will ask for some help getting some stuff …
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knossos
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Knossos was a Minoan palace complex housing around 5,000 people. The complex sservesas residents, relgious center, and warehouses. Ther were rooms dedicated to hold jars of iol, wine, and grains that were paid taes to the king. Knossos was an elaorate building that included workshops for makinng jew…
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The one were everything King Minos touched turned into gold.For the reality behind that legend check out the Minoan Empire - and the most likely place of the real Atlantis, - Santorini, which was part of the Crete/Minoan Empire which was destroyed by a huge volcanic explosion and its devastating aft…
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hard to tell but mabey 3 generations before the trojain war
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MINO'S QUEST IS IN THE FOLLOWING THREE PARTS:Mino's Anniversary Gift Part 1 (100qp) [IIntermediate]Begins: Mino, resident of Puuhonua Isle Items Needed: 50 iron ores Mino is planning a big anniversary gift for his wife, Lelu. He asks you to pick up flowers from Helena in Treeton and trellises from …
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Talk to Twig in Eartip Forest in Earton. From FlashGirl on the Dun Server!
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They eat whatever they can mostly find but if there starving it will eat anything it will take down a tree to eat bark and leaves and if it wants a meal or a snack it will go for a cow or something but the baby minotaur normally starts off eating grass until mother minotaur brings cows and dead anim…
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the island of Crete in the Aegan Sea
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The main characteristics of the Minoans and Mycenaean is that the Mi oans are friedlier
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Crete ofcourse
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The Minotaur was killed by Theseus, the prince of Athens. He kept a sword hidden from the guards and used it to slay the Minotaur.There are many edition to this myth, and this is one of them.
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This quest comes in two parts. Here they are:Mino's Anniversary Gift Part 1 (100qp) [Intermediate]Begins: Mino, resident of Puuhonua Isle Items Needed: 50 iron ores Mino is planning a big anniversary gift for his wife, Lelu. He asks you to pick up flowers from Helena in Treeton and trellises from A…
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