skip to main content

Minoans: Public Peace And Ritual Violence

17 minutes 31 seconds

Videos are generally available for preview to non-members as short clips. Limited full-length titles are also available. Log In to view the full length title.

Browse Full-length Non-member Titles

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

Media Details

Runtime: 17 minutes 31 seconds

Still image from: A History Of American Indian Achievement: American Indians Populate The North American Continent
A History Of American Indian Achievement
Season 0 / Ep 1
27 minutes 24 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: A History Of American Indian Achievement: The Golden Age Of Ancient American Indians
A History Of American Indian Achievement
Season 0 / Ep 2
28 minutes 10 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Recently Added
Still image from: Advanced Placement Human Geography: Making Sense of Planet Earth--Portraying the Earth
Advanced Placement Human Geography: Making Sense of Planet Earth
Episode 1
27 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: Alexander The Great
26 minutes 42 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 10
Still image from: Ancient Discoveries: Airborne Assault
Ancient Discoveries
Season 6 / Ep 1
45 minutes 6 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Ancient Discoveries: Ancient Chinese Superships
Ancient Discoveries
Season 4 / Ep 5
45 minutes 6 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Ancient Discoveries: Ancient Commandos
Ancient Discoveries
Season 6 / Ep 7
44 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Ancient Discoveries: Cars and Planes
Ancient Discoveries
Season 3 / Ep 2
44 minutes 38 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: Ancient Discoveries: Machines III
Ancient Discoveries
Season 3 / Ep 8
45 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Ancient Discoveries: Mega Fort
Ancient Discoveries
Season 6 / Ep 3
45 minutes 8 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12