Knossos

Knossos

One of the great archaeological sites of the world, the Palace of Knossos was built between 2000 and 1250 BCE. It was a political and religious center of the ancient Minoan culture.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
248945
Names
Knossos
Location
Styles

Timeline

c. 2000 BCE

First palace-centered state in Europe established at Knossos

Bibliography

  1. Michailidou, Anna. Knossos: A Complete Guide to the Palace of Minos. Ekdotike Athenon, 2004.
  2. Scarre, Chris. The Palace of Minos at Knossos. Oxford University Press, USA, 2003.