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peninsula
chunk of land with water on 3 sides
mediterranean sea
largest body of water in south europe\n~people live on coast because it has good farmland
Loess
rich soil left by glaciers
Taiga
thick forest made up of coniferous trees
minoans
lived on the isands

~developed writing and trade

Mycaneans
ived on main lands

took over minoans


adopted the system


Collapsed for unknown reasons in 1200 BC

city states
city that controls the villages nearby and farmland
cultural hearth
center of new ideas that spread
Aristarchus
discovered the earth goes around the sun before anyone else
Herodontus

father of the history