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The most important Minoan contribution to later Greek development was likely the written Greek language. The Minoan Linear B form of writing is a primitive form of Greek. The Minoans also developed metalworking technique... More »

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The Mycenaeans and Minoans were similar in that they both produced great art. They also both inhabited the island of Crete but at different times. The Mycenaens defeated the Minoans. More »

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A significant difference between the Minoans and Mycenaeans lies in their societies' respective dispositions towards warfare. Whereas the Mycenaeans seem to have been rather aggressive and war-like, the Minoans, alternat... More »

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Ancient Grecian culture lasted through numerous governmental periods and changed drastically from one to the next, according to the website Ancient Greece. However, certain elements of Greek culture remained the same, su... More »

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The Minoan civilization was located on the island of Crete. It is believed that the island was divided into eight political units at one point. More »

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The territory of ancient Greece had been inhabited since the Paleolithic era, according to archaeological excavation findings, before it was colonized by the Cycladic, Minoan and Mycenaean civilizations. The result of mu... More »

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According to the Encyclopedia Britannica, Alexander the Great's major contribution to history was the spread of Greek culture throughout the Middle East and Central Asia. His large territorial empire also encouraged trad... More »

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