Minoan


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Minoan

1. denoting the Bronze Age culture of Crete from about 3000 bc to about 1100 bc
2. of or relating to the linear writing systems used in Crete and later in mainland Greece
3. a Cretan belonging to the Minoan culture
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As required under the terms of the sale, Duncan Wilson will cease to be a director of Minoan with immediate effect.
The motif of the woman, possibly a goddess, is Minoan, which means it is from Crete, but the vase was manufactured in Greece.
Crete-based Minoan currently operates six flights per week from Oxford airport to Edinburgh, and three weekly services from Dublin.
16 ( ANI ): Research from the University of Sheffield has discovered that the ancient civilisation of Crete, known as Minoan, had strong martial traditions, contradicting the commonly held view of Minoans as a peace-loving people.
This bustling metropolis is one of the Crete-based Minoan civilisation's most important outposts - a centre for trade from around the world.
The early Minoan tombs at Hagia Photia in eastern Crete include the largest assemblage of Cycladic-style vessels found in Crete, as well as Cretan productian pottery.
Arguably the most impressive archeological site in Crete is Knossos Palace, where visitors can see some exquisite remnants of ancient Minoan settlements.
The ruins from this architectural ensemble were dated as belonging to a Minoan palace built around 1,650 BC (Neopalatial Period), on remnants from an older first palace dating from the early second Millennium (c.
The resort hotel in Heraklion is near ancient Minoan palaces, Roman antiquities, spectacular Byzantine churches from the Christian rule, Venetian fortresses and Ottoman (Turkish) buildings.
He has been a professional ceramics consultant on ancient Minoan excavation projects on the Mediterranean island of Crete.