CSU HIST 100 - Minoan, Mycenaean and Archaic Greece (4 pages)

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Lecture number:
1
Pages:
4
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
Colorado State University- Fort Collins
Course:
Hist 100 - Western Civilization, Pre-Modern (GT-HI1)
Edition:
1

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HIST 100 1st Edition Lecture 1 MEDITERRANEAN Italy Greece Turkey o Crete Minoan Civilization Island with castles o Palace At knosos Sir Arthur Evans finds it 1500 BC Older than castles in Greece Oldest city in Europe yet smaller cities that predate this city Hieroglyphs referring to the Minoans is how we know about it King Minos Liked by the people Goes to Poseidon white bowl washes on the shore Poseidon thinks he will sacrifice it P instills a lust in his wife for a bull She has a minotaur half man and bull Crete was better than Athens in the sense Athens paid gifts to Minotaur son Labyrinth Palace Artwork Parisian fragment Snake goddess o Worshipped her until things started going bad for society Broke statue in half and buried her Minoans were traders wool pottery color purple royal association took a lot of conch shells grinded up to produce color Physical culture Competition had to do with worship of gods These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute Bull jumping leaping Found through palace complex and on pottery Cretan hieroglyphs Deciphered text Circles with hieroglyphs in a spiral Not much is known about these Linear A Also found on Minoan Crete Also deciphered 1100 examples of linear A Linear B Found on mainland Greece Early form of Greek Found on Crete also Talks about Apollo and dianisice Most of it has been deciphered Talks more about records Why is there 3 types of writing and why is found on main land Greece Culture starts to decline Trading happens on mainland Greece Mycenaean s conquer and take over Minoan culture turn culture more greek Minoan demise Volcano erupts creates caldera in santorini Aka fera santorini Huge tidal wage smashes into Crete Minoans survive however Turns pottery into having sea creatures on it post tidal wave Destroyed by tsunami which same from volcano traded in color purple wrote with linear A Trading civilization



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