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The Status of Water Resources in Minoan Times: A Preliminary Study

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A well-known passage in Homer’s Odyssey, probably based on an ancient ritual myth, tells the story of Demeter, the Greek corn-goddess and Iasion, the son of Zeus by Electra, daughter of Atlas. The latter was the guardian of the pillars of heaven (Odyssey, 1.53), the Titan who holds the sky up (Hesiod, Theogony, 517) and is, thereby, identified with water and rainfall.

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  • Water Resource
  • Sewerage System
  • Water Supply System
  • Storm Water
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Angelakis, A.N., Spyridakis, S.V. (1996). The Status of Water Resources in Minoan Times: A Preliminary Study. In: Angelakis, A.N., Issar, A.S. (eds) Diachronic Climatic Impacts on Water Resources. NATO ASI Series, vol 36. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-61084-4_8

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