Cnossos


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Related to Cnossos: Mycenae, Cnossus, Palace of Minos
  • noun

Synonyms for Cnossos

an ancient town on Crete where Bronze Age culture flourished from about 2000 BC to 1400 BC

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After the period of the domination of Academic scepticism, Pyrrhonism is revived by Aenesidemus of Cnossos (probably in the first century BCE).
Cartledge has chosen eleven cities grouped in periods: Cnossos and Mycenae (prehistory); Argos, Miletus, Massalia and Sparta (early history to 500 BC); Athens, Syracuse and Thebes (500-330 BC); Alexandria (Hellenistic) and Byzantion.
Bejouai presents them in this order: the southwest cluster includes the islands of Scyros and Cyprus with the Cypriot city of Idalium; the southeast cluster (partly destroyed) puts Cnidos with two lost companion "islands"; the northeast cluster shows Rhodes, Cytherae and the Cypriot city of Paphos; the northwest cluster has the island of Lemnos, the city of Eryx, and a missing third; while the central cluster depicts the island of Naxos and the cities of Egusa (on Sicily) and Cnossos (on Crete).
You see Cezanne by loving Poussin and you see Poussin by loving Pompeii and you see Pompeii by loving Cnossos.
underwent significant changes through the works of Timon of Phlius, Aenesidemus of Cnossos, Agrippa, and then Sextus himself and beyond.