https://www.ancient.eu/Minoan_Civilization/

It was Evans who coined the term Minoan in reference to this legendary Bronze Age king. Evans, seeing what he believed to be the growth and decline of a ...

https://www.biblicalarchaeology.org/daily/news/who-were-the-minoans/

May 14, 2013 ... The floruit of the Minoan civilization, which spread across Crete in the third ... Who were the people that left us with such grand mysteries and ...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minoan_civilization

The Minoan civilization represents the first advanced civilization in Europe. It gave rise to ..... The Minoans were primarily a mercantile people who engaged in overseas trade. After 1700 BC, their culture indicates a high degree of organization.

https://www.timemaps.com/civilizations/minoan-civilization/

The Minoans were famous for the magnificent palaces they built, above all at Knossos. There was, if fact, never a people who called themselves the “Minoans”.

https://www.britannica.com/topic/Minoan

Minoan, Any member of a non-Indo-European people who flourished (c. 3000–c. 1100 bc) on the island of Crete during the Bronze Age. The sea was the basis ...

https://www.britannica.com/topic/Minoan-civilization

Minoan civilization, Bronze Age civilization of Crete that flourished from about 3000 bc ... Minoan cultural influence was reflected in the Mycenean culture of the  ...

https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-22527821

May 15, 2013 ... Evans named the people who built these cities after the legendary King ... And so , he suggested that the Minoans were refugees from Egypt's ...

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/archaeology-and-history/magazine/2017/09-10/Minoan_Crete/

These myths were created after Minoan civilization had declined, but still reflected the respect that later Greeks had for the people of Crete. Despite Minos's ...

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/minoan-civilization-origin-europe-not-egypt/

May 14, 2013 ... The Minoans, as Evans named them, were refugees from Northern ... that Minoan Crete was created by people indigenous to the island,” says ...

http://www.localhistories.org/minoan.html

We are not sure why but they may have been conquered by people from mainland Greece. After its fall the Minoan civilization was largely forgotten. However its ...