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  • 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.
    Saul Bellow  --  The Adventures of Augie March
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