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Jessi Willeto
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RE: Bob Hook
I like how you pointed out that trading with other cultures during that time also exposed them to the dangers of war. I guess we could say that they took preventative measures to ensure the safety of their civilization. As you pointed out, the Minoan civilization seemed to have more leisure time to spend on focusing their arts beyond the use of utility. This makes me ponder the focus on death rites within the Mycenae civilization, such as the death masks and the treasury of Atreus. Instead of focusing on the arts, they focused on defense and death.