Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Thanksgiving - Minoan Style

Today's Minoan Path blog focuses on the harvest festival aspect of Thanksgiving. Even though the U.S. holiday is a fairly recent invention, the concept goes back to very early times.

Making bread for a sacred festival
Pottery figurine from the cemetery at Kamilari, Crete
Line drawing by Laura Perry

Discover how the ancient Minoans celebrated the harvest, from the early times of scattered settlements to the glory days of the great temples, and consider how you might bring these sacred aspects into the modern Thanksgiving feast:

Thanksgiving - Minoan Style

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