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Reflections on all things Minoan

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Please respond to this statement: "The Minoans created a peaceful, secure, and joyful culture that, in the arts, celebrated aspects of the natural world."

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The Minoans created a peaceful, secure and joyful culture that, in the arts, celebrated the natural world.

Insofar as the arts are concerned, the Minoans did celebrate the natural world. One example is the Palace at Knossos, especially the mosaics adorning the walls of the Queen's chambers. The playful dolphins sporting in the waves that are depicted there are as fresh and lively as they were when the Palace was occupied. The surviving artworks from that culture depicted things which were familiar to the Minoans, aquatic life such as the playful dolphins, ...

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The following solution reflects on Minoan art and culture. The explanation is given in 381 words.