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Minoans by Mind Map: Minoans
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Minoans

Discovery, Arthur Evans

Archaeologist

discovered a palace

Advance for the palaces time

reconstruction of the palace

Bronze Age

Metal Stage

Crete

Prepalatial Minoan Crete (2600-1900

first period of crete, Minoans were always on crete

Had contact with Asia, Eygpt and Syria

No offical landlord

Protopalatial Minoan Crete (1900-1700 BC)

Began with a social upheaval, mirgrations from mainland Greece

began to establish colonies at thera, Rodos and Kithera

Around 2000 BC a new poltical system came about A KING

First palaces were used as the center of the community

Neopalatial Crete (1700-14000

Religion

worshiped Goddess

Festivals

Some evidence of male gods

No usable records

left no text and no history, nothing in their own word

1630 B.C.E.

Island of Thera

Volcano explosxed

the kind that occur every 10,000 yrs.

Bye bye Minoans

Atlantis/Minoan Pompeii

Women

women wore robes that had short selves with

Mycenaean

Toke over after the mioans

Languages/writing

Unable to translate

Wrote in Linear B

Little information about the language

Art

Pottery

painting

Scultuple

Periods

Early (c.2000-1600 B.C.E.

Middle(c 1600-1400 B.C.E)

Late (c.1400-1200 B.C.E)