Delivers a comprehensive reading of Minoan art as a system of thought.
Nanno Marinatos is a professor and the department head of classics at the University of Illinois at Chicago, and the author of Minoan Religion: Ritual, Image, and Symbol and other books.
"A well-written and richly informed work, which forcefully reasserts the validity of the ways eminent scholars, going back to the early work of Sir Arthur Evans more than a century ago, thought. In many ways it is a tour de force of scholarship, embodying new insights and illuminating points of detail."--Times Literary Supplement, Colin Renfrew "An exhilarating book, breezily written with a hands-on approach to the material."--Journal of Ancient Egyptian Interconnections