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Minoan bullfighting
bull-leaping
Maze
labyrinth
Material made from thin animal skin used for windows and as paper
Parchment
Sacred places to worship
shrines
Square room in the center of a Mycenean Palace
megaron
Peple who live and work on someone else's land
tenants
war between citizens of one nation
civil war
young Greek prince brought to Knossos to be sacrificed to the minotaur
Theseus
a huge monster the king kept in the labyrinth in the palace
Minotaur
Greek poet who wrote a long poems about the Trojan War called the Illiad and the odyssey
Homer
Mycenean hero of the Trojan War
Odysseus
wife of the Mycenean King who was taken from her husband who was mad and she went off with Paris, soon returning
Helen
Surplus
traded__________, or extra amount of grapes, olives, and wheat for goods they couldn't grow on their islandss
sporting events
Women performed household duties and attended________
boxing

bull-leaping
Both_________matches and_____________ events were held in the arenas
__________ was one of the largest cities on the island of Crete
Knossos
brightly colored paintings using water colors
frescos
passageways and rooms of the palace formed
labyrinth
Wooden doors and windows were made of tinted__________, or thin animal skin
parchment
Rulers of Crete
Priest-kings
Minoans were________, or worshiped many gods
polytheistic
Minoans built_____________, or sacred palaces, on hilltops, caves, housetops, and palaces
shrines
_________ and _____________ are both sacred
lily-----double ax
double ax symbolized the primary goddess ________
Mother Earth
In about 1400b.c, control of the Meditteranean went from ______________ to _________________
Minoans to the Mycenaeans
square room with fireplace in the middle
Megron
Land Owners gave the king horses,chariots,weapons, and wheatin exchange for___________
Protection
Minoans learned how to build
the Minoan ships
they used oil for
cooking,burning as lamp fuel, and to rubtheir bodies, and to make more money
The trojan war began in
1250b.c
conquered areas ofGreece
Dorians
ignorance of how to read and write
Illiteracy