Flashcards - Ancient Minoans

Flashcards - Ancient Minoans
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Mycenaeans
Mycenaean Greece was the last phase of the Bronze Age in Ancient Greece
labrys
Labrys is the term for a symmetrical double-bitted axe originally from Crete in Greece, one of the oldest symbols of Greek civilization; to the Romans, it was known as a bipennis
labyrinths
In Greek mythology, the labyrinth was an elaborate structure designed and built by the legendary artificer Daedalus for King Minos of Crete at Knossos
Tholos
A beehive tomb, also known as a tholos tomb , is a burial structure characterized by its false dome created by the superposition of successively smaller rings of mudbricks or, more often, stones
Theseus
Theseus was the mythical king of Athens and was the son of Aethra by two fathers: Aegeus and Poseidon
Daedalus
In Greek mythology, Daedalus was a skillful craftsman and artist
Phaistos Disc
The Phaistos Disc is a disk of fired clay from the Minoan palace of Phaistos on the island of Crete, possibly dating to the middle or late Minoan Bronze Age

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