Similarities And Differences Between Minos And Mycenaean On The Sea By Trade

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From the beginning of this world, they had to build amazing construction to describe their culture and their empire. There are two cultures can prove to the world the strong military and rich economy on the sea by trade. Minos and Mycenaean have some similar and different. The similar is they are both into building palaces. Palace of Minos at Knossos is one of evidence. It built between 1700 and 1300 B.C.E. Also enormous, once covering six acres and including 1,300 rooms, built around a central courtyard and several smaller courtyard. The builder saw like unknown from today but people still impresses and honor to this masterpiece. The Minoan built an unusual and distinctive type of column. It referred to as an “inverted column because unlike the later Greek column, it tapers downward, the diameter being smaller at the bottom than at the top. And the columns were made of wood rather than stone and were painted bright red.
Minoan civilization that developed on the island of Crete around 3000 B.C.E. “According to later Greek myth, the Minoan civilization was created by an off scoring god Zeus, the chief deity in Greek pantheon of the gods. Zeus’s main characteristics include his ability to change his physical form and his attraction to mortal women. On once occasion, Zeus is said to have fallen in love with Europa, a Phoenician princess. He, therefore, transformed himself into a beautiful white bull and approached Europa who, entranced by the creature, climbed onto its back.…
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