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Minoans: Public Peace And Ritual Violence

18 minutes

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Explains that the Minoans were traditionally viewed as peaceful islanders whose legend of Theseus and the Minotaur became a part of classic Greek mythology. Delving deeper into this myth and examining the Minoans' bull worship, historians have discovered that secret human sacrifices, led by women, were the key to the stability of Minoan culture. Traces the worship of the bull by examining art, artifacts, and archaeological sites that attest to the ritual violence that unpinned Minoan culture

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Runtime: 18 minutes

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