THE WONDER OF CRETE AND MINOS
Why the Cretan civilization went down in history as the first culture in Greece and Europe? Which was the princess Zeus fell in love with and a whole continent was called after her? Who was Minos’ father and why he was punished by god Poseidon? Who was Talus? What was the labyrinth and who was the Minotaur? Who was the artist behind the exquisite palace of Knossos? Why no enemy dared to invade the island of Crete? Who was the hero who managed to kill the Minotaur? Why Cretans was a happy people? What was taurokathapsia? How was the ancient Cretan culture brought to light? … are some of the questions answered in this exiting book of myths and knowledge. At the end of the book some significant historical information is comprised, as well as activities that will help readers consolidate what they have learnt on this exiting period of ancient Greek history.