Minoan Colonialism

  title={Minoan Colonialism},
  author={Minoan Colonialism},
  journal={The Annual of the British School at Athens},
  pages={23 - 33}
  • Minoan Colonialism
  • Published 1 November 1981
  • History
  • The Annual of the British School at Athens
Most recent discussions of Minoan colonies have referred to bases, trading posts, or settlements without attempting to define these terms, or to define the term ‘colony’ itself. Welcome exceptions are the papers by Renfrew and Shaw in the publication of the Second Thera Congress, which have sought to put the discussion on a more clearly defined basis. Warren's list of criteria by which to identify a Minoan settlement abroad is also a useful move in the direction of establishing a framework… 


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