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November 30. World History. Instant Activity. Today’s Agenda. Notes: Minoans Reading: Myceneans Notes: Myceneans Homework: Minoans Worksheet. Minoans. Lived on the island of Crete from about 3000 BC – 1450 BC Named after king Minos, their first king First civilization in Europe.

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November 30

November 30

World History



Today s agenda
Today’s Agenda

  • Notes: Minoans

  • Reading: Myceneans

  • Notes: Myceneans

  • Homework: Minoans Worksheet


Minoans
Minoans

  • Lived on the island of Crete from about 3000 BC – 1450 BC

  • Named after king Minos, their first king

  • First civilization in Europe


Minoan jobs
Minoan Jobs

  • Farmers

  • Traders

  • Carpenters

  • Metal-workers

  • Artisans


Minoan fashion
Minoan Fashion

Men

Women

Skirts

Jackets

Belts

  • Skirts

  • Robes


Minoan sports
Minoan Sports

  • Boxing

  • Bull-jumping


Minoan cities
Minoan Cities

  • Palaces at the center of the city

  • No walls around their cities because they were protected by the sea

  • Knossos was the largest and most famous city

  • Houses had bathrooms and plumbing


Minoan culture
Minoan Culture

  • Frescoes

  • Labyrinth

  • Mother Earth


Minoan decline
Minoan Decline

  • Earthquake?

  • Volcano?

  • Mycenean invaders?

  • Theseus and the Minotaur?


Mycenaeans
Mycenaeans

  • Lived on the Greek mainland from 2000 BC – 1100 BC

  • Had migrated to Greece from Russia


Mycenaean cities
Mycenaean Cities

  • Fortress-palaces built on hilltops

  • Stone walls around the city

  • Hearth (fireplace) was the center of each home

  • Land was divided into estates and worked by tenants


Mycenaean jobs
Mycenaean Jobs

  • Hunters

  • Traders

  • Ship-builders

  • Sailors and navigators

  • Pirates


Mycenaean wars
Mycenaean Wars

  • Trojan War

  • Attacked Troy in order to continue trade in the Black Sea

  • Legend tells a different story


Mycenaean myths
Mycenaean Myths

  • The Illiad

  • The Odyssey


Mycenaean decline
Mycenaean Decline

  • Conquered by Dorians around 1100 BC

  • Entered into Dark Age when they forgot how to write and lost many other skills

  • They began wandering and killing each other

  • Became herders and farmers


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