The Collapse of Minoan Society
The island of Crete was home to the Minoan civilization during the Bronze Age. A maritime power for centuries, the Minoan civilization was a dominant force over the islands and shores of the Aegean Sea, creating settlements throughout the area, including the islandof Santorini. Learn about the factors at work in the rise and fall of this civilization between 3000 and 1400 B.C.E., from the settlement of Crete by immigrantsto the construction of large palaces such as those at Knossos and Phaestus.
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