Fresco at the Palace of Knossos
Minoan, 15th century B.C. Painted stucco relief fresco.
The famous bull-leaping fresco from the East wing of the palace at Knossos on Crete is on display at the Palace of King Minos, the City of Knossos excavation.
Courtesy of the Image Gallery of the Knossos excavation, Iraklion Archaeological Museum on Crete.
Early Aegean Art
Prehistoric Archaeology of the Aegean
Very thorough, in-depth coverage of the history, culture, and artistic style of the peoples of the Aegean, primarily the Minoans and Myceneans.
Bronze Age Greece & Crete
Good links and a nice set of images that clearly depict the unique artistry of the Minoans and Myceneans.
Early Aegean Culture & History
Bureaucrats and Barbarians
Comprehensive coverage of the Minoans, the Myceneans, and the Greek Dark Ages. From the award-winning World Cultures site.
A thorough overview of the topic with links to other related subjects.
The above pages will get you started on many fascinating hours of research and discovery regarding all aspects of Byzantine culture and history. However, if you need additional site suggestions for further help and more specific research, please visit History on the Internet: Ancient Greece, where you can find many more high quality links.
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