Definition of Labyrinth of Minos

1. Noun. A vast labyrinth built in Crete by Daedalus at the command of Minos in order to contain the Minotaur.

Generic synonyms: Labyrinth, Maze
Group relationships: Crete, Kriti



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Literary usage of Labyrinth of Minos

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1. Records of the Past by Records of the Past Exploration Society (1902)
"... roughly the date of the beginnings of the great Palace to Knossos, which is undoubtedly, as its excavators maintain, the veritable Labyrinth of Minos. ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1917)
"... in Arizona to the Labyrinth of Minos in Crete, by the way of Peru and Polynesia, is a long journey, but it covers the most practicable routes for the ..."

3. The Lamp by Charles Scribner's Sons (1904)
"That was the labyrinth of Minos at Knossos, which may be described later. This labyrinth of Gortyna is an upstart, and is now known to the Cretans as the ..."

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