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Minoans, Mycenaeans, Greeks

Aegean Sea

East of Greece

Ionan Sea

West of Greece

Mediterranean Sea

South of Greece

Fishing

Main source of food for the Greeks/Minoans

Peninsula

Land with water on 3 sides (not my favorite definition)

Crete

Lies southeast of the Greek mainland

Minoans

Not the Greeks, but occupied that area.

Knossos

Home to a palace that housed the royal family and had storerooms, workshops, and bathrooms.

Collapse of the Minoans

Either caused by tsunamis or the Mycenaeans.

Mycenaeans

THOUGHT to have conquered the Minoans. Discovered in Mycenae (guess where the name comes from)

Govt. Officials

Kept track of wealth (comforting) and collected wheat, livestock, and honey as tax.

Earth Mother

'Mother Nature'. Originally a Minoan Goddess, but the Mycenaeans worshipped her.

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