Minoan civilisation


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Noun1.Minoan civilisation - the bronze-age culture of Crete that flourished 3000-1100 BCMinoan civilisation - the bronze-age culture of Crete that flourished 3000-1100 BC
culture, civilisation, civilization - a particular society at a particular time and place; "early Mayan civilization"
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Climate change may seem an abstract idea, far less real than a coughing fit on a polluted London road, but its impacts on our economy and way of life could be as devastating as the impact of a volcanic eruption on the Minoan civilisation - it didn't end well.
It is surprising, for example, to discover that Arthur Evans, the celebrated archaeologist and scholar of Minoan civilisation was also, in between excavation campaigns at Knossos, an active buyer of paintings in the antique shops of Athens.
Crete was once the centre of the Minoan civilisation (c2700-1420BC), which is regarded as the earliest recorded civilisation in Europe.
But if you're feeling adventurous, learn about Crete's rich history when it was the centre of the Minoan civilisation on a tour of the ruins of the Palace of Knossos, outside the city of Heraklion, once the capital.
The island's history - from the Minoan civilisation of 2000BC onwards - is remarkable.
This week the subject is the end of the Minoan civilisation.
As the central part of Strongili collapsed into the ocean, seawater rushed into the newly formed "caldera" creating a huge tsunami, which overwhelmed Crete and destroyed the Minoan civilisation.
the Minoan civilisation came to an end, and was forgotten by the world for over 3.
One might become aware, for example, that the island's trail network was the training ground of Olympians (most notably a classical running champion named Agnondas) and along the paths one might also discover artefacts reaching back to Minoan civilisation and earlier.