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    The Culture Of Minos

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    The Palace of Minos is situated in Knossos, Crete, Greece. The magical surrounding of the place of Minos is a very spectacular and intense place. Most of the human culture located in this region has been lost so we know little about the Minoan culture. The Minoan civilization flourished during the second and third millennia B.C and is also known as the Bronze Age Civilization. The city of Knossos was one of its main cities--and it contained its largest palace after the shattering earthquake that

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    scent of the olive tree, the rough touch of the rocky outcrops, the sound of waves crashing and the tangy bitter taste of wine. After a time he found himself in Crete, home of the famous Labyrinth of King Minos, although by this time both King Minos and the Minotaur had long since left this world. Minos' daughter, Ariadne, ruled the rocky isle. Oedipus winced at the sharp stones under his feet and followed the ever increasing babble of the city. Suddenly he felt a sharp stone sting his side. "Ja, beggar

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    Daedalus’ skill and cleverness spread far and wide. Even to the island of Crete, where a King named Minos had a disastrous problem with a monster called the minotaur. “So you see my problem Daedalus?” Minos asked, pointing to the beast. “The Minotaur has the strength of a bull, but the cunning of a man,” replied Daedalus. “No ordinary prison will hold him, that’s why I sent for you.” “Don’t worry King Minos,” Icarus exclaimed, “my father can invent anything!” Icarus’ faith in his father was not misplaced

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    Theseus Journey

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    he risked his life for them. The King of Crete, Minos, came to Athens to extract a total of fourteen people to be sacrificed to a vicious beast. This beast was known as the Minotaur, half man, half bull, and roamed within a Labyrinth, or inescapable maze. When King Minos came to demand his victims, Theseus boldly volunteered himself as tribute and sailed to the dreaded Crete. Before being put into the Labyrinth, Ariadne, daughter of King Minos, fell in love with Theseus. Hoping he would survive

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    the minotuar

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    Hello, I am a Minotaur the one who lives in the labyrinth. I know everyone thinks that I am some kind of monster, but believe it or not before I came here. Let me start from the beginning I owned one ice cream shop, but now my shops are all over Greece everywhere you looked you saw “Lillo’s ice cream shop the best you’ll get” I was looking to extended my business to other countries I had told a real estate agent to find me a place. As I was going to my shop to open it I got a call he said that he

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    The Flight of Icarus

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    were the Minoans. King Minos ruled this island nation. This Greek tragedy involves an inventor named Daedalus. His homeland was Athens. For a short time, his apprentice was his sister's son Perdix. When Daedalus feared that Perdix would surpass him in talent, he murdered the boy by tossing him from the Acropolis of Athens. He was then tried at the Areopagus and banished from the city. Daedalus fled to Crete, where he began to work at the court of King Minos and Queen Pasiphae, in

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    represents. However, in myths such as that of Europa and Zeus as well as Pasiphae and Minos, the bull is not wild with power but rather a pawn exercising the god 's control and divinity. The bull symbolizes the gods, their offerings of

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    for food. The Minotaur was violent and evil towards the town also, he was the major problem in that time for the old generation. The king Minos told his engineer Daedalus to build and design a strong enough prison of complicated passages under the city of Crete to run around and get lost therefore

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    Phaedra

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    Theseus was the son either of Poseidon or Aegeus the king of Athens. His mother was Aethra. The childless Aegeus consulted the Delphic Oracle and was told not to untie his wine skin until he returned home. He did not understand what the oracle meant and so visited his friend King Pittheus of Troezen. Realizing that Aegeus was going to beget a powerful son immediately after the celebration feast for his safe return to Athens, Pittheus made his guest drunk and put him to bed with his daughter Aethra

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    The Palace of Knossos

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    world a window into the past. One of Greece’s major dig sites is the palace of Knossos. The palace of Knossos stood on the island of Crete near the modern town of Heraklion at the co-ordinates 35° 17’ 52.66”N, 25° 9’ 47.36”E. It was the home of King Minos and his queen. The Palace is the setting for a myth where the queen gave birth to a being that was half man, half bull, the Minotaurs, which was kept in the labyrinth of the palace; He was eventually slayed by the Athenian Thesus. The Palace of Knossos

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