Tag Archives: Minos

José L. Melena and the Pylos Joins

Dr. Melena at the University of the Basque Country is one of my favourite Mycenologists. His writing is, to me, a perfect synthesis of detail-oriented curiosity and evidence-based academic rigor. An example of this are his comments which I’ve included … Continue reading

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Phrygian -menos / earthquakes as punishment …

I was doing some broad syllable searches on Paleolexicon today, when I encountered this fascinating couple of words in Phrygian. ΤΕΝΤΟΥΜΕΝΟΣ punished ΤΕΤΙΚΜΕΝΟΣ cursed, stigmatized 1. -ΜΕΝΟΣ is immediately reminiscent of the myth of King Minos of Crete from whom … Continue reading

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Aegaeum, Suplementos a Minos

Reviewing resources at the UW graduate library Suplementos a Minos no. 17 2002 The Administration of Neopalatial Crete: A Critical Assessment of the Linear A Tablets and their Role in the Administrative Process by Ilse Shoep 230 pages. I made … Continue reading

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