Minoan civilisation

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the bronze-age culture of Crete that flourished 3000-1100 BC

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Another theory was that the Minoan civilisation was destroyed by earthquakes.
This, the first volume in the Penguin History of Europe, begins rather earlier than most survey histories, with the Minoan civilisation in Greece and Crete in the middle of the second millennium BC and ends in 425.
This vast archaeological site is the village where proof that the mythical ancient Minoan civilisation of Crete really existed was found.
Here you'll see figurines of the Snake Goddess and the double axes which used to be used as holy symbols of the Minoan civilisation.
Tyrian purple - the original hue - is believed to have been discovered as long ago as 4,000 years, during the Minoan civilisation.
Other must-sees on the island include the ruined palace of Knossos, the centre of the Minoan civilisation.
Birthplace of the Minoan Civilisation, a witness to all the greatness of the Romans, Byzantines, Arabs, Venetians and Ottomans.
Then next week the topic is the Minoan civilisation, an advanced people who brought us sanitation and flushing toilets 3,700 years ago.
Back in 1620BC, a volcanic eruption on the Mediterranean island of Thera (modern day Santorini) produced a tidal wave which flooded Crete and brought down the Minoan civilisation.
The natural wonder of Santorini, formed by the remnants of a vast volcanic eruption that wiped out the Minoan civilisation on Crete, was the next stop.
This is our first evidence that there may have been colonies of Greek-speaking immigrants on Crete outside Cnossos before the Minoan civilisation crashed.