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Minoan Kingship and the Solar Goddess - a book by Marinatos, Nanno

Minoan Kingship and the Solar Goddess

A near Eastern Koine

Minoan Kingship and the Solar Goddess( )
Author: Marinatos, Nanno
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:University of Illinois Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $32.00
Book Description:

  Ancient Minoan culture has been typically viewed as an ancestor of classical Greek civilization, but this book shows that Minoan Crete was on the periphery of a powerfully dynamic cultural interchange with its neighbors. Analyzing the symbols of the Minoan theocratic system and their similarities to those of Syria, Anatolia, and Egypt, Nanno Marinatos unlocks many Minoan visual riddles and establishes what she calls a "cultural koine," or standard set of cultural...
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Detailed Subjects: History / Ancient / Greece
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.13 x 9.25 x 0.8 Inches

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