The Minoans were the people of ancient Crete who are remembered for their art and for building up a strong civilization in Europe to precede the Greeks. They are considered to be the first European civilization. More »

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 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 »

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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The eight basic features of a civilization are large population centers, a central administrative body, complex religion, job specialization, social class structures, forms of art and architecture, organized public works... More »

The last year of the Sumerian civilization was 1750 B.C. when neighboring peoples invaded Sumer, carried away the king and established themselves in the land; the Sumerian people began moving north. The Sumerians bequeat... More »