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Minoans, Mycenaeans, Greeks

Aegean Sea

East of Greece

Ionan Sea

West of Greece

Mediterranean Sea

South of Greece


Main source of food for the Greeks/Minoans


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


Lies southeast of the Greek mainland


Not the Greeks, but occupied that area.


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.


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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