Minoan columns were unusual in that they were wider at the top than at the bottom.
Her words were in some lan-guage other than Ancient Greek, but just as old-Minoan, maybe, or something like that.
Rick Riordan -- The Sea of Monsters
He claims an old tie with Odysseus, too- in his home country the Minoan land of Krete.
Homer -- The Odyssey
We’re going to cover the Greeks and Romans, Middle Ages, Renaissance Italy, and I’m p-planning a chart, the Min-Minoans way high, Calvin down low, Sir Walter Raleigh, up; Carlyle, stinks; modern science, stand-still.