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arm of the Mediterranean between Greece and Turkey; a main trade route for the ancient civilizations of Crete and Greece and Rome and Persia Aegean , Aegean Sea
British archaeologist who excavated the palace of Knossos in Crete to find what he called Minoan civilization (1851-1941) Arthur Evans , Evans , Sir Arthur John Evans
ancient town on Crete where Bronze Age culture flourished from about 2000 BC to 1400 BC Cnossos , Cnossus , Knossos
native or inhabitant of Crete Cretan
dwarf aromatic shrub of Crete cretan dittany , crete dittany , dittany of crete , hop marjoram , Origanum dictamnus , winter sweet
(Greek mythology) son of Daedalus; while escaping from Crete with his father (using the wings Daedalus had made) he flew too close to the sun and the wax melted and he fell into the Aegean and drowned Icarus
vast labyrinth built in Crete by Daedalus at the command of Minos in order to contain the Minotaur Labyrinth of Minos
undeciphered writing system used in Crete in the 17th century B.C. Linear A
Cretan who lived in the bronze-age culture of Crete about 3000-1100 BC Minoan
bronze-age culture of Crete that flourished 3000-1100 BC Minoan civilisation , Minoan civilization , Minoan culture
son of Zeus and Europa; king of ancient Crete; ordered Daedalus to build the labyrinth; after death Minos became a judge in the underworld Minos
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