Monday, February 24, 2014

Art History 103A The Minoan Civilization and it's art. (Discussion, Video and Pictures)

I made the video below before I was able to do more research.  It turns out the Minoan civilization probably did not end because of tsunami's and an eruption on the Island of Santorini or Thera.  Other evidence concerning the languages of Linear A and Linear B which evolved on the mainland further seems to support the idea that Knossos was probably taken over by the Myceneans from the mainland.

Here's a site that does a pretty good job explaining this:
http://www.saylor.org/site/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/HIST101-2.3.2-FallofMinoanCiv-FINAL.pdf