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Aegean Civilization __ A brief overview of Aegean civilization. Text links lead to related materials - From Infoplease.com - http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/history/A0802590.html


Aegean Page __ Excellent galleries of Minoan, Mycenaean, and Cycladic art. - illustrated - From Dr. Rozmiri Basic/University of Oklahoma - http://www.ou.edu/finearts/art/ahi4913/aegean.html

Architecture of Ancient Crete __ You will find an excellent overview of the architecture of ancient Crete. The article covers everything from drainage to building materials. - From Rich East High School/Park Forest, IL - http://www.richeast.org/htwm/Greeks/others/crete/arch.html


Bryn Mawr Classical Review 1998.11.22 __ While this is a review of a book "John G. Younger, Music in the Aegean Bronze Age," there is enough good information in the review itself to make a good study. - From Bryn Mawr Classical Review - http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/bmcr/1998/1998-11-22.html


Category:Minoan culture __ Index of articles related to Minoan culture found in Wikipedia - From Wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Minoan_culture



Destruction of the Minoan Civilization __ Learn about a volcanic eruption and the destruction of Minoan Crete. - illustrated - From explorecrete.com - http://www.explorecrete.com/archaeology/minoan-civilization-destruction.html


The Fall of the Minoan Civilisation __ "Three and a half thousand years ago, the tiny Aegean island of Thera was devastated by one of the worst natural disasters since the Ice Age - a huge volcanic eruption."  A history of how this eruption spelled the end of Minoan civilization. - From BBC - http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ancient/greeks/minoan_01.shtml


History of Minoan Crete __ A general overview of Minoan history. - From ancient-greece.org - http://www.ancient-greece.org/history/minoan.html


The History of Plumbing (CRETE) __ "Between 3000-1500 B.C., their early plumbers had laid elaborate systems of sewage disposal and drainage that resemble one of today." This is a fascinating article for those interested in ancient technology. - illustrated - From The Plumber.com/Plumbing & Mechanical Magazine - http://www.theplumber.com/crete.html


Knossos, The Palace of Minos __ Gallery of large images of the palace. - illustrated - From thinkquest.org - http://library.thinkquest.org/CR0210200/ancient_greece/knossos_the_palace_of_minos.htm

Makriyialos __ Learn about a Minoan country estate. You will learn about architectural features, uses, and more. "Davaras suggests that the building was a "cult villa" similar to those of Nirou, Amnisos, Kannia and Vathypetro. Unfortunately the finds at this site were not as rich as those at the other cult villa sites but Davaras believes that they nevertheless support his view that the building is a "cult villa"." - illustrated - By Ian Swindale - http://www.uk.digiserve.com/mentor/minoan/makriyialos.htm



Minoan Art __ You will find a wide ranging photo display of Minoan art and architecture. - illustrated - From Dr. Rozmeri/University of Oklahoma - http://www.ou.edu/finearts/art/ahi4913/aegeanhtml/minoan.html

Minoan Civilization __ Here is an overview of Minoan civilization and culture. Text links to additional information. - From Infoplease.com - http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/history/A0833328.html


Minoan civilization __ An encyclopedic article along with links to related materials. - illustrated - From Wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minoan_civilization  

Minoan Civilization, Bronze Age Culture in Crete, Greece __ You will find a good history of the Minoan civilization beginning with the Pre-palace period 2600 BCE through the Sub-Minoan period 1000 BCE. - good album of photos - From Dilos Holiday World - http://www.dilos.com/region/crete/min_cul.html


Minoan civilization -- Minoan Crete __ A wealth of information about the Minoans. - illustrated - From digiserve.com - http://www.uk.digiserve.com/mentor/minoan/


Minoan Crete __ This is a large and very inclusive website about Minoan Crete. You will find numerous sections and articles. - illustrated - English or Polish - By Ian Swindale - http://www.uk.digiserve.com/mentor/minoan/index.htm


The Minoans __ A good one page overview of Minoan civilization. - From Washington State University - http://www.wsu.edu:8080/~dee/MINOA/MINOANS.HTM


The Minoans 2000 BC - 1500 BC __ A general overview of Minoan civilization with images.  A PDF file - illustrated - From crsd.org - http://www.crsd.org/50341929124934/lib/50341929124934/Beginnings_FACT_FILE.pdf


Minoans: History __ "We know of the Minoans only through their ruins. Splendid as they are, with their remarkable architectural logic, their hypnotic art, and the richness of cultural artifacts, they spoke a language we don't understand and they wrote in a script which we can't read."  An overview of Minoan history. - From wsu.edu - http://public.wsu.edu/~dee/MINOA/HISTORY.HTM


The Minoans, Knossos, Crete - Ancient Greece for Kids __ You will find a history and several resources. - From mrdonn.org - http://greece.mrdonn.org/minoans.html 



Minoans - Timeline and Description of the Minoans __ Timeline, article and many resources. - From about.com - http://archaeology.about.com/od/mterms/qt/minoan.htm


Myths of Crete and Pre-Hellenic Europe index __ An online book dealing with many myths and legends of the time and place. Learn why some think Crete is the lost Atlantis. - By Donald A. Mackenzie - http://www.sacred-texts.com/cla/moc/index.htm


Notes on Greece __ "The Greek achievement, however, was preceded by an advanced civilization located on the lands surrounding the Aegean Sea. This Aegean civilization, which came into full flower about 2000 B.C. and collapsed suddenly following 1200 B.C., developed through two major periods." You will find lecture notes about Minoan and Mycenaean civilizations. The notes are rather sketchey but can lead in important directions for further research. - From Emayzine - http://www.emayzine.com/lectures/noteson%20Greece.htm


The Palace of Minos at Knossos: Ancient Crete __ You will find an article and links to additional material. - From about.com - http://archaeology.about.com/od/minoan/a/knossos.htm


Questions and Answers about Minoan Culture __ Numerous questions and detailed answers along with embedded links to additional material. - From fjkluth.com - http://www.fjkluth.com/minoan2.html




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