The Minoans

The Minoans

by Don Nardo



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781590185650
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication date: 11/01/2004
Series: Lost Civilizations Ser.
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 12 - 15 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Limitations of the Sources6
Chapter 1Arthur Evans and the Discovery of Minoan Civilization11
Chapter 2Farming, Finances, and Trade in Minoan Crete22
Chapter 3Political and Social Life in the Minoan Towns34
Chapter 4Minoan Painting, Architecture, Crafts, and Writing47
Chapter 5Minoan Religious Places, Gods, and Rituals60
Chapter 6The Minoans at War and the Mycenaean Conquest72
Chapter 7Minoan Civilization Is Crippled by a Volcanic Eruption83
Epilogue: The End of Minoan-Mycenaean Civilization94
For Further Reading102
Works Consulted103
Picture Credits112
About the Author112

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