|The Minoans lived on the island of Crete and had a strong connection to the sea|
Tonight's homework has an activity at the bottom. In order to earn a full credit on this assignment, you'll need to complete the "Art Activity" on a separate piece of paper. Be sure you put your best effort into it.
|The Minoans practiced an acrobatic show of bull jumping as a religious ritual|
"Art Activity: Find a picture of a Minoan wall painting in a book (or on a website) about the ancient Greeks. Using the picture as a guide, draw your own Minoan wall painting on a large piece of paper. Color the drawing with bright colored markers, crayons, paint, or colored pencils."
Here are some useful sources:
|Minoan wall paintings, done about 4,000 years ago, almost look like something from a Dr. Seuss book!|
|The Minoans are known for extremely colorful clothes and paintings|
|Young boys took up boxing at an early age|
|Women played an important role in the religious rituals of the Minoans|