Minoan colony
Minoan Civilization Origins

Minoan fresco - courtesy Ancient Images The earliest towns appear to have developed in the middle of the 3d millennium B.C. without any influx of foreign immigrants. They were small communities but already practicing such arts as the weaving and dyeing of cloth. Some of the pottery shows ...

Minoan Civilization Religion

Minoan bullleaping - Courtesy Ancient Images The attempt to reconstruct religious practices and ideas from buildings and pictures is fraught with danger, but some deductions can be safely drawn. Minoan sites normally do not possess separate buildings identifiable as temples, though a curious ...

Minoan Civilization