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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Excavated in 1900, this was the centre of Minoan civilisation in 1700BC and, of course, the mythical home of the Minotaur.
Greek ferry operator Minoan Flying Dolphins said yesterday the Express Samina was found seaworthy following a merchant marine inspection last week.
Minoan has placed, conditional upon admission to AIM, 5,000,898 new ordinary shares of 1p each at a price of 9 pence per share with institutional and other investors raising GBP 450,000 before expenses.
The motif of the woman, possibly a goddess, is Minoan, which means it is from Crete, but the vase was manufactured in Greece.
Christopher egleton, minoan chairman, said: "We firmly believe that, notwithstanding these appeals, the project will continue to fruition and thus bring economic growth to the whole of the local region.
Duncan Wilson, managing director of Minoan, said: "Stewart has already built up a strong presence in Scotland and it is well known that we have been interested for quite some time in having a presence south of the border.
Crete-based Minoan currently operates six flights per week from Oxford airport to Edinburgh, and three weekly services from Dublin.
This week the subject is the end of the Minoan civilisation.
Which island was the centre of the Minoan civilisation?
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 dams and water management systems of Minoan Pseira.