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Are Minoans ancient Greeks?


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The Minoans were ancient pre-Greeks.


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The Minoans, based on the Greek island of Crete, were the first Greeks.

The Minoans actually lived in ancient Greece, on an island called Crete. They were wiped out due to a volcanic eruption on a nearby island, which resulted in a huge tsunami that killed most of the Minoans. They were not considered Greek because they did not speak Greek. The first "true" Greeks were the Myceneans.

The Minoans were not Greeks, but their civilization was the first to arise in the region that later became Greece.

Ancient Greeks migrated from south of Russia in the fourth millennia. The first Greek civilizations were Cycladic, Minoans, and Mycenaean.

It is not known who the Minoans were defeated by or if they were defeated at all. No one really knows how the Minoan civilization ended. Some scientists do believe that the Greeks had defeated the Minoans though.-x-1. The Minoans were the greeks.(?)2. The Mycenaeans defeated them.

First came the hunter-gatherers and then the farmers. After farmers, the people on the island of Crete became civilized and thus the Minoans came to existence, becoming the first Ancient Greeks. So basically, the hunter gatherers and farmers who lived in Greece are the Ancient Greeks ancestors.

Ancient Minoans lived on the island of Crete in the Mediterranean Sea.

Were an ancient Greece civilization.

Yes, the Greeks were ancient.

no that's why there Ancient Greeks

The Greeks and Minoans built their empires by adapting to life near the sea. Even with a lack of arable farmland, the Greeks and Minoans were able to feed the people through herding, trading, and farming native crops (olives, grapes, etc.) The Greeks also demonstrated great competence in altering the landscapes for their cities, temples, and monuments. The Minoans, it appears, ended up succumbing to their environment however upon the eruption of the volcano Thera about 3500 years ago.

the Minoans engaged in boxing wrestling and bull leaping

Yes, ancient Greeks did.

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Notably the Persians, Minoans and the Egyptians.

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

the minoans come from the ancient city of crete where king minos was the king and they ate fried food

Ancient Greeks had the Olympics to honor Zeus.

No, the ancient Greeks did not speak English.

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