Volumes that are particularly relevant to the In Search Of Minoan Crete theme have been starred with a ****


Stylianos Alexiou and Peter Warren.  Early Minoan Tombs of Lebena, Southern Crete.  Paul Forlag Astroms: 2004.

Bennet, John.  Short History of the Minoans.  I.B. Tauris: 2016.

Betancourt, Philip D.  Aphodite's Kephali: An Early Minoan I Defensive Site in Eastern Crete.  INSTAP Academic Press, 2013.

_____.  Kommos II: The Final Neolithic Through Middle Minoan III Pottery.  Princeton: Princeton, 1990.

Boyd Hawes, Harriet, et al.  Gournia, Vasiliki, And Other Prehistoric Sites on the Isthmus of Hierapetra, Crete: Excavations of the Wells-Houston-Cramp Expeditions 1901, 1903, 1904, Second Edition.  INSTAP Academic Press: 2015.

Branigan, Keith.  Tombs of Messara.  Gerald Duckworth and Company, 1970.

Broodbank, Cyprian.  Making of the Middle Sea: A History of the Mediterranean From the Beginning to the Emergence of the Classical World.  London: Thames and Hudson, 2015.

Calasso, Robert.  Marriage of Cadmus and Harmony.  New York: Vintage, 1994.

Castleden, Rodney.  Minoans: Life in Bronze Age Crete.  New York: Routledge, 1990.

Christ, Carol P.  Odyssey With The Goddess: A Spiritual Quest In Crete.  New York: Continuum, 1995.

Cline, Eric, ed.  Oxford Handbook of the Bronze Age Aegean.  New York: Oxford, 2011.

Detorakis, Theocharis E.  History of Crete.  Heraklion: 1994.

Driessen, Jan.  Ancient Crete: The Archaeology Of Minoan Society.  New York: Routledge, 2016.

Fox, Margalit.  Riddle of the Labyrinth: The Quest to Crack an Ancient Code.  New York: Ecco, 2014.

Freely, John.  Crete: Discovering the 'Great Island.'  Tauris Parke: 2008.

**** Gere, Cathy.  Knossos and the Prophets of Modernism.  Chicago: University of Chicago, 2009.

Goetz, Rolf.  Crete: The Finest Coastal and Mountain Walks -- 60 Walks.  Bergverlag Rother: 2014.

Harrison, Jane Ellen.  Prolegomena to the Study of Greek Religion.  Merlin Press: 1991.

Huxley, Davina, ed.  Cretan Quests: British Explorers, Excavations and Historians.  Athens: British School at Athens.

Jones, Donald W.  Peak Sanctuaries and Sacred Caves in Minoan Crete: Comparison of Artifacts.  Paul Fortag Astrons: 1999.

Lapatin, Kenneth D. S.  Mysteries of the Snake Goddess: Art, Desire and the Forging of History.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2002.

MacGillivray, Joseph Alexander.  Minotaur: Sir Arthur Evans and the Archaeology of the Minoan Myth.  London: Jonathan Cape, 2000.

Marinatos, Nanno.  Minoan Kingship and the Solar Goddess.  Urbana: Illinois, 2013.

_____.  Minoan Religion: Ritual, Image and Symbol.  Columbia: South Carolina, 1993.

_____.  Sir Arthur Evans and Minoan Crete: Creating the Vision of Knossos.  I.B. Tauris, 2015.

**** McEnroe, John.  Architecture of Minoan Crete: Constructing Identity in the Aegean Bronze Age.  Austin: Texas, 2010.

Michailidou, Anna.  Knossos: A Complete Guide to the Palace of Minos.  Athens: Ekdotike Athenon, 2004.

Moore, Dudley.  Dawn of Discovery: The Early British Travellers to Crete.

Nilsson, Martin Persson.  Minoan-Mycenaean Religion and Its Survival in Greek Religion.  Crete: Biblio and Tannen, 1971.

_____.  Mycenaean Origins of Greek Mythology.  Berkeley: California, 2004.

Nyenhuis, Jacob A.  Myth And The Creative Process: Michael Ayrton And The Myth Of Daedalus, The Maze Maker.  Detroit: Wayne State, 2003.

Olsen, Barbara A.  Women in Mycenaean Greece: The Linear B Tablets From Pylos and Knossos.  New York: Routledge, 2014.

Pashley, Robert.  Travels In Crete.  Cambridge: Cambridge, 2012.

Preziosi, Donald and Hitchcock, Louise.  Aegean Art and Architecture.  New York: Oxford, 1999.

Pugsley, Paola.  Blue Guide Crete.  New York: W. W. Norton, 2010.

Rethemiotakis, Giorgis, et al.  From the Land of the Labyrinth: Minoan Crete, 3000-1100 BC.  Athens: Hellenic Museums Shop, 2008.

Sakellarakiks, J.A.  Heraklion Museum -- Illustrated Guide.  Athens: Ekdotike Athenon, 2003.

Shaw, Joseph W.  Elite Minoan Architecture: Its Development at Knossos, Phaistos, and Malia.  INSTAP Academic Press: 2015.

_____.  Kommos: A Minoan Harbor Town and Greek Sanctuary in Southern Crete.  Athens: American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 2006.

Sikla, James D. and Evangelia, eds.  One Hundred Years of Archaeological Work on Crete: A Centennial Celebration of American Archaeological Work on Crete, 1900-2000.  Athens: American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 2000.

Shelmerdine, Cynthia W., ed.  Cambridge Companion to the Aegean Bronze Age.  Cambridge: Cambridge, 2008.

Taylor, Michael, et al.  Giorgio De Chirico and the Myth of Ariadne.  Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2002.

**** Unsworth, Barry.  Crete.  New York: National Geographic, 2007.

Wallace, Saro.  Ancient Crete: From Successful Collapse to Democracy's Alternatives, Twelfth-Fifth Centuries B.C.  Cambridge: Cambridge, 2010.

**** Willetts, R.F.  Civilization of Ancient Crete.  London: Phoenix, 2004.

Ziolkowski, Theodore.  Minos and the Moderns: Cretan Myth and Twentieth Century Art and Literature.  New York: Oxford, 2008.


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