The Aegean Sea is the most important of the Mediterranean Sea, and perhaps the entire world. This is due to its geographical location, the configuration of the coast and the many islands, many of which are of strategic importance.
It became instrument for the development of the Greek fleet and birthplace of Hellenic Culture.
According to Greek mythology, the name derives from Aegeus, king of Athens and father of Theseus, who fell and drowned in the waters of the sea from the temple of Poseidon at Sounion.
In Greek mythology, Minos(/E?maE?nE�s/ or /E?maE?nE�s/; Greek: I?I?I?I�I�, MinA?s) is a king of Crete, son of Zeus and Europa. Minoan Civilization was named after him, which developed in Crete from 3000 to 1450 BC.A�The capital of the Minoan Kingdom was Knossos where there was the eminent Palace of Minos, part of which is preserved even today.A�From architectural and artistic point of view, the Palace of Minos at Knossos is unique all around the world. The Minoan Civilization is not only one of the oldest civilizations of the world, but also one of the most brilliant.
The name of Minos is involved in many legends of Greek Mythology, such as the Minotaur and the Labyrinth.
Serpents figured prominently in archaic Greek myths and ancient Greeks considered them sacred. They were symbols of wisdom, rebirth, healing, immortality and fertility at Ancient Greece. The Minoan Snake Goddess, the Ouroboros, the Asclepius a�� the god of medicine, who carried a caduceus, with 1 or 2 serpents wrapped around it.
a�?Physisa�? is commonly referred to as nature.
Aristotle believed that nature itself contained its own source of matter (material), power/motion (efficiency), form, and end (final). A unique feature about Aristotlea��s definition of a�?physisa�? was his relationship between art and nature. Aristotle said that a�?physisa�? (nature) is dependent on techne (art).
a�?The critical distinction between art and nature concerns their different efficient causes: nature is its own source of motion, whereas techne always requires a source of motion outside itself.a�?
Physis, translated since the Third Century B.C. usually as a�?naturea�? and less frequently as a�?essencea�?, means one thing for the pre-Socratic philosophers and quite another thing for Plato.a�? Physis is a great example of a keyword that was very important in classical rhetoric and helped define Greek language, but over time was modified through culture changes into a related, but new word.