Early Greece. Aegean Culture. Cyclades Islands Bronze tools Imaginative/humorous pottery Marble statues/idols Peaceful fishing / agriculture society. Bronze Age in Crete. Arthur Evans, 1894-1900 Crete King Minos / Knossos Early Minoan Increasing growth Scattered Towns. [Image 1.22]
Palace of Minos at Knossos
Three Main Periods
Euphronios, painter, Euxitheos, potter, red-figure calyx krater
Basilica at Paestum
“Man is the measure of all things, of the existence of those that exist, and the nonexistence of those that do not”
First culture to be human-centered.