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1.01 Minos of Crete


In Greek Mythology, Minos was the first king of the Island of Crete who dwelt in a palace atop the city of Knossos. According to noted archaeologist Arthur Evans, the Minoan civilization of Crete was named after Minos whose name is also the Cretan word for "king”. The Chevron symbol  (i.e., the “Ʌ” symbol) is an acronym for both the letters “C” and “K” in the Roman Score (i.e., the Roman alphabet). The double “ɅɅ” symbol (i.e., the letter “M”) is an acronym for Chania, Crete, the first city of Crete which was founded by Minos. Therefore, the letter “M”, which is constructed by the addition of two Chevron symbols (i.e., “ɅɅ”), is representative of both “Minos” and “Man”. Consequently, the “Ʌ” symbol adorned the shields of the Greek Spartans who originally emanated from the Island of Crete. While Minos represents many things in Greco-Roman lore, he is most noted for siring the “Line of Man”, being depicted as the "Devil", representing the moon of the underworld, and being worshiped as Minerva, the Roman goddess of wisdom and war. Lastly, the gods, goddesses, myths, places and titles which bear the consonant letters of “M” and “N” that are depicted in the collective histories of the Bible, as well as the historical eras commonly referred to as Ancient Egypt (3100 BC–332 BC), Ancient Sumer (2334 BC–2193 BC), Ancient Greece (800 BC–600 AD), Ancient Babylon (626 BC–539 BC), Ancient Rome (509 BC–1453) and the Viking Age (793 AD–1066 AD), are in essence disguised references to Minos of Crete. Minos reportedly died on the Island of Sicily, the second home of the Line of Man after the Island of Crete. After his death, his remains were sent back to Crete and placed in a sarcophagus which depicted the words: "The tomb of Minos, the son of Zeus."

Line of Man

Minos sired the “Line of Man” which in time became the ruling family of Crete, the Mediterranean, the Greco-Roman Empire, and eventually the entire world. This is likely why the term labia minora (M+N+R) is the name for the inner lips of a female’s vagina for it represent the metaphorical birth of the Greco-Roman Empire. “Manius” (M+N+S), which is consonantly identical to “Minos” (M+N+S), was a Latin “praenomen” (i.e., personal name) which was used throughout the Roman Republic and gave rise to the patronymic “gentes” of “Manlia” and “Manilia. In time, the praenomen known as “Manius” came to be abbreviated with a four-stroke "M" (i.e., “ɅɅ”). The fifth month of “May” (M) in the Gregorian calendar is evidently a tribute to the praenomen of Minos, Man and Manius. The letter “N”, which is an acronym for “North”, was likely added to the letter “M” after the “Line of Man” vacated north to the island of Greenland. In the Holy Bible, the allegorical history of the Greco-Roman Empire, Manna (i.e., semen) was an edible substance which God provided for the Israelites during their travels in the desert. According to Exodus 16:31, Manna was “like coriander seed [semen], white; and the taste of it was like wafers made with honey”. The “Line of Man” is symbolically represented by the menorah (M+N+R) which is the found in the Emblem of the State of Israel for it represents the upward branches of the Man family which were sired by Minos of Crete. Coincidentally, “MAN” is a German mechanical engineering company based in Munich, Germany, whose logo depicts a lion (L+N) which indicative of the “Line of Man”.

Minos of Mankind
Although grammatically and culturally disguised, mythical figures found in Egyptian, Greek, Hindu and Germanic histories pay tribute to Minos (M+N+S) and the “Line of Man”. In Egyptian mythology,
Menes (M+N+S) was the pharaoh and founder of the first dynasty (Dynasty I) who was credited with having united Upper and Lower Egypt. According to Greek mythology, Manes (M+N+S) was the first king of Maeonia (M+N) and was known as the first king in line of the primordial house of Lydia (L+D) whose genealogy is preserved by Dionysius of Halicarnassus. In various Hindu traditions, Manu (M+N) is a title accorded to the progenitor of mankind who was considered the first king to rule this earth. The Mahabharata states that: "Manu was endued with great wisdom and devoted to virtue, and he became the progenitor of a line". According to the legend, Manu was advised to build a giant boat which most likely was powered by rowers who subsequently conquered the Mediterranean and forced the Manusmṛti, otherwise known as the Laws of Manu, on the various peoples of the region. Since Hinduism was never a Mediterranean religion, it is nakedly apparent that Manu is a direct reference to Minos. The “Mahabharata” stated: "And Manu was endowed with great wisdom and devoted to virtue. And he became the progenitor of a line. And in Manu's race have been born all human beings, who have, therefore, been called “Manavas”. In Germanic history, “Mannus” (M+N+S) was a mythological figure attested by the 1st century AD Roman historian Tacitus in his work “Germania”. According to Tacitus, Mannus was the son of Tuisto and the progenitor of the three Germanic tribes (i.e., Ingaevones, Herminones and Istvaeones) who was “the source and founder of their people”. Modern historical sources conclude that Mannus was in fact from the same root as the Manu found in Hindu tradition. 

The “Master” Race
Minos, along with his brothers Rhadamanthys and Sarpedon, were raised by king Asterion of Crete. In Greek mythology, Asterion means "starry" or "ruler of the stars" which is evidently an allegorical metaphor for the birth of naval science which used the stars as the primary means of nautical navigation. Coincidentally, Manvantara (M+N+V+T+R) is an astronomical period of time measurement uses in sailing science which was based on the stars. Sailing jargon such as “starboard”, “steer” and “stern” were likely derived from or affiliated with Asterion. The term "cartology" (C/K+R+T+L+G) was derived from the term "Crete" (C/K+R+T). In Greek mythology, Thucydides states that Minos was the founder of Crete’s naval supremacy and the most ancient man known to build a navy. The term “Master Race”, which was made popular during the Nazi reign of World War II, was likely originally derived from Asterion and the Cretans who manned their masts and steered their ships into battles and expeditions. Military terms such as “attack” and “attacking” was likely derived from the sailing terms such as “tack” and “tacking” which are defined as turning windward or "preparing to come about”. In Roman religion, Fortuna was the goddess of fortune, luck and fate which was derived from the Wheel of Fortuna  which is the steering wheel of a ship. Since Minos invented the art and science of sailing, he was known by the Babylonians as "Manu the Great”, the Chaldean god who presided over fate.

Minos the Devil  
Minos was so vital to the birth of the Greco-Roman Empire that his face is currently found in the outline of Montana, a U.S. state on the Canadian border. As evidenced, Montana’s western border unmistakably features the face of Minos as painted by Michelangelo in “The Last Judgment” which is currently found on the alter wall of the Sistine Chapel in Vatican City. Minos, who is depicted by Michelangelo as the “Devil” with pointed ears and a tail, is located at the bottom right-hand corner of the painting which is symbolic of his role as the corner stone of the Greco-Roman Empire. Consequently, many cities, states and countries around the world are named after Minos (see below), including the Australian island of Tasmania which is coincidentally shaped in the form of a devil’s head. Aside from the vicious creature known as the Tasmanian Devil whose bite is the strongest per unit of body mass as any extant mammal land predator, Minos the Devil was immortalized in pop-culture by the Looney Tunes character known as the “Tasmanian Devil”. The city of Manchester, England, which is named after Minos, is also home to Manchester United F.C., arguably the best and most popular football clubs in the world. The soccer team, which is often referred to as “Manu” (Manu is the title accorded to Minos, a progenitor of mankind), is also represented on the New York Stock Exchange by the same letters—“MANU”. Coincidentally, Manu’s nickname is the Red Devils whose logo depicts a large sailing ship, all tributes to the devil Minos who founded naval science and naval warfare. 

Mayan Calendar
Minos (M+N+S), meaning “Man System”, was the father of commerce, money, and time. Aside from being the author of the Cretan Constitution which measured out justice, Minos was the first to develop the 13-month lunar “Man Calendar” whose name was recently popularized by the Doomsday Mayan Calendar. Minos was immortalized by the Romans as Minerva, the goddess of war, wisdom and commerce was whose name was derived from the Italic moon goddess “Meneswā” which means “She who measures”. Since Minos of Crete was responsible for founding what eventually became known as the “BabylonSystem”, hundreds of key terms in respect to commerce, control, time, torture, war and wealth share his name (e.g., acumen, almanac, ammunition, criminal, demand, mandate, mandatory, mansion, maintain, manner, manor, mantra, many, mandarin, manufacture, mean, men, mental, menu, minaret, mind, mine, minor, minus, minute, moan, money, monarchy, money, monk, mono, monolithic, monopoly, monster, monument, mountain, mundane, municipal, seaman, etc.). In essence, all of the systems and terms developed during the time of Minos include the letters of “M” and “N”.

Cities and States of Man
The name of “Man” (M+N) was included in the name of the Ro-“Man” Empire and if found in the names numerous cities, states and countries around the world. These include but are not limited to: 11 countries (i.e.,
Armenia; Dominica; Dominican Republic; Germany; Monaco; Mongolia; Montenegro; Oman; Romania; Solomon Islands; and Yemen), numerous international cities and dependencied (e.g., Manila, Philippines; Manchester, England; Isle of Man, England; Mantua, Italy; Monterrey, Mexico; Munich, Germany; Montevideo, Uruguay, etc.), three U.S. states (i.e., Maine, Minnesota, and Montana), numerous U.S. cities (e.g., Minneapolis, Minnesota, Richmond, Virginia, Sacramento, California, etc.), the Canadian Territory of Manitoba, and numerous Canadian cities (e.g., Edmonton, Alberta; Moncton, New Brunswick; and Montreal, Quebec, etc.). Aside from the aforementioned titles, tribute to the name of “Man” include but are not limited to: the Ming Dynasty of China which is often described as "one of the greatest eras of orderly government and social stability in human history (a direct reference to the “Line of Man”); the Chinese language known as “Mandarin Chinese” which has more native speakers (nearly a billion) than any other language; “Mana”, a term used to represent powerful forces of nature such as thunder storms which are in essence an expression of an unseen supernatural agency; and Manor AG, the biggest department-store chain in Switzerland whose logo features a red six-pedaled flower, a likely reference to the six-spoked Wheel of Fortuna which was invented Minos.

Minos and the Moon

Because Minos was the first to found what eventually became the Greco-Roman Empire, “Monday”, the first day of the week, was named in his honor. The Moon, which Monday is named after, was named after Minos because he died prior to the discovery of Greenland and therefore will forever remain in the darkness of the underworld. In Greek mythology, “Menae” (M+N) was the title given to the 50 goddesses of phases of the moon and the 50 lunar months of the four-year Olympiad, while “Mene” (M+N) was the title given to the goddesses of the lunar months within an Olympiad. Menae were the daughters of the Moon goddess, Selene, and her lover, Endymion (D+M+N), a mortal king. In Norse mythology, "Máni" (M+N) was the personification of the moon. Consequently, the consonant letters of "M" and "N" which are indicative of Minos (M+N+S) and Moon (M+N) are found today in the official name for Monday (M+N+D) in at least 19 languages originating out of Africa, Europe and Oceana (i.e., Proto Germanic (Mēniniz dagaz); Old English (Mōnandæg); Old Saxon (Mânundag); Old High German (Mânetag); Middle Low German (Manedag); German (Montag); Dutch (maandag); Scots (Monanday); Afrikaans (Maandag); West Frisian (Moandei); Old Norse (mánadagr); Faroese (mánadagur); Icelandic (mánudagur); Norwegian/Bokmål (mandag); Norwegian/Nynorsk (måndag); Danish (mandag); Swedish (måndag); Finnish (maanantai); and Maori (mane).

Minos of the Underworld  
Minos (M+N+S) was the father of war, it is only right that his name be affiliated with the bloodshed, death, sacrifice and torture of the underworld (i.e., hell). In Greek Mythology, Mania (M+N) was the Goddess of insanity and madness. In Greek mythology, Menoitios (M+N+T+A+S) was the Titan god of violent anger, rash action, and human mortality. Zeus struck him down with a thunderbolt and sent him to Erebus (i.e., the Underworld) as punishment for his hybristic behavior. In Roman mythology, Mania was the goddess of the dead who ruled the underworld along with Mantus (M+N+T+S). She was said to be the mother of ghosts, the undead, and other spirits of the night. She was linked to the Manes, Mana Genita, and the aforementioned praenomen Manius. Manes (M+N+S) was derived from Latin word mane” (M+N) meaning “morning” or “mourning”, as in crying. Consequently, in Roman religion, the “Manes (M+N+S) were chthonic deities thought to represent souls of deceased loved ones. Mana Genita (M+N+G+N+T) was an obscure goddess only mentioned by Pliny the Elder and Plutarch who stated that her rites were carried out with a blood sacrifice of a puppy or bitch (i.e., a female dog in heat). In Etruscan myth and religion, Mantus (M+N+T+S) was a god of the underworld and a consort of Mania (M+N). A dedication to the god “manθ” (M+N) from the Archaic period was found in a sanctuary at Pontecagnano. The similar names suggest that they were connected to the aforementioned Manes which were called “man(im)” (M+N+M) by the Etruscans. Lastly, Manungal (M+N+M+G+L) was the goddess of the underworld who was worshipped by the Sumerians, Babylonians, and Akkadians who held the "tablet of life" and carried out judgment on the wicked.

Minos the Bull
In Greek mythology, the “Minotaur (M+N+T+R) was a creature with the head of a bull on the body of a man. According to the Roman poet Ovid, the Minotaur was "part man and part bull" and dwelt at the center of the Cretan Labyrinth (an elaborate maze-like construction) which was designed at the behest of King Minos of Crete. The Minotaur and the “Bull” (B+L) are symbolic of the warmongering nature of “Babylon” or “Baby Line” which was sired by Minos. Therefore, various myths and gods pertaining to war are named after Minos. In Egyptian religion, “Montu (M+N+T) was the falcon-god of war whose name was shown in Egyptian hieroglyphs as Mont, Monthu, Montju, or Menthu. Meaning “nomad”, Montu was the original manifestation of the sun god Ra which often appears under the epithet of “Montu-Ra”. Due to the destructive nature of his character, Montu was immortalized as a warrior and eventually a war-god. Because Egyptian mythology and religion is cover for Greco-Roman history, Montu was also said to manifest himself in a white bull with a black face, which was referred to as the Bakha. Consequently, Egypt's greatest kings called themselves “Mighty Bulls”, the sons of Montu. Starting with the Temple of Montu at Medamud, large temples to Montu were constructed in Hermonthis, (H+R+M+N+T+S), meaning “the land of Montu”. Mentuhotep (M+N+T+T) was the name given to several pharaohs in the Middle Kingdom. Subsequently, Amun (M+N), whose spouse was Amaunet (M+N+T), eventually superseded Montu in Egyptian mythology. Amun acquired national importance after he fused with the sun god Ra, ultimately becoming “Amun-Ra”. The terms found in  “Amun-Ra” reversed equate to “Ra-Amun” or “Roman”. Amun-Ra held the position of transcendental, self-created creator deity "par excellence". His position as King of Gods developed to the point of virtual monotheism where other gods became manifestations of him. In other words Amun-Ra (i.e., Minos) was responsible for siring a line of Greek gods, otherwise known as the “Line of Man”.

Lord of Mann
Since 1399 AD, the title of Lord of Mann has been used on the Isle of Man in reference to the island's Lord Proprietor and head of state. Interestingly, the current holder of this title is none other than Queen Elizabeth II who holds the highest ranking political position in the underworld. The formal Latin style of “Lord of Mann” is “Dominus Manniae” (D+M+N+S+M+N) which may be indicative of the dome of Greenland to the north and the system of man. Consequently, Monseigneur is an honorific in both the English and French languages that is used as a title for a member of a royal family or other dignitaries. In the Roman Catholic Church, Monsignor is both a title and an honorific. The plural form of Monsignor is “monsignori”, the proper form of address for those members of the clergy who have received certain ecclesiastical honorific titles from the Pope.
Roman Goddess Minerva
is the Roman goddess
of art, commerce, crafts, defense, magic, medicine, music, poetry, school, trade, war, weaving and wisdom. She is often depicted with the "owl of Minerva" which symbolizes wisdom. In Greek mythology, Fasti and Ovid called her the "goddess of a thousand works". In order to disguise the fact that Minerva is based on Minos of Crete, modern historical accounts state that Menrva (also spelled Menerva) was an Etruscan goddess which contributed to the Roman character of Minerva. Minerva is also equated with the Greek goddess Athena, despite the fact that Minos was still alive at that time. The Romans held a festival to Minerva from March 19 to March 23 which was called in the neuter plural, Quinquatria, the fifth after the Ides of March. A lesser version, known as the Minusculae Quinquatria, was held on the Ides of June, June 13. In 207 BC, a guild of poets and actors was formed to meet and make votive offerings at the temple of Minerva on the Aventine Hill whose members included Livius Andronicus. The Aventine sanctuary of Minerva continued to be an important center of the arts for much of the middle Roman Republic. Roman temples to Minerva include but are not limited to: the Temple of Minerva (Assisi); the Temple of Minerva Medica (Rome); and the Temple of Minerva Medica Nymphaeum (Rome).

Minerva Worldwide
As the Roman goddess of wisdom,
Minerva is featured in the seals, logos, and mottos of numerous colleges, schools, universities around the world. She is also included in numerous governmental and military institutions, including the Republic of Minerva, a micronation consisting of the Minerva Reefs in Australia. Although tributes to Minerva are to be expected in Greece and Italy, she is found today in almost every country on Earth. It’s not a coincidence that so many governments and universities just happen share the same taste in goddesses—it’s part of a much larger Greco-Roman conspiracy. In other words, since the world is run by Rome from Greenland, the 206 countries of the underworld shares the same fetish for Roman gods and goddesses, especially that of Minerva. 

Minerva (England)
The Greco-Roman goddess of Minerva is found throughout the country of England, including but not limited to: the official cap badge of the Artists Rifles Territorial SAS Regiment of the British Army; the title of remote learning facility at Bath Spa University (Bath); the Briggate Minerva statue (Leeds); the official logo of the Chartered Society of Designers (London); the logo of the Girls Day School Trust in England and Wales; the title of the annual prize for the best political student at Liverpool Hope University (Liverpool); the Minerva statue atop the dome of Liverpool Town Hall (Liverpool); the Roman Minerva's Shrine (Chester); the Minerva Lodge, the oldest Masonic Lodge in England (City of Kingston Upon Hulls); the head of "Sulis-Minerva" found in the Roman ruins (Bath); the official logo of University of Lincoln (Lincoln); and the Minerva web interface of University of Sheffield Medical School (Sheffield).

Minerva (Europe)
The Greco-Roman goddess of
Minerva is found throughout Europe, including but not limited to: Austria: the sculptured work entitled "The Birth of Minerva" at the University of Vienna (Vienna); Bulgaria: the title of the Minerva language school (Ruse); Germany: the Minerva statue on the Alte Brücke (Heidelberg); the paintings at Old University's assembly hall and the Minerva statue in front of the New University building at Heidelberg University; and the official logo of the Max Planck Society; Italy: the Minerva statue and the official logo of La Sapienza University (Rome); the Temple of Minerva (Assisi); the Temple of Minerva Medica (Rome); the Temple of Minerva Medica Nymphaeum (Rome); the Minerva statue (Pavia); and the Minerva statue at the University of Turin (Turin); Netherlands: the official seal of Leiden University (Leiden); Norway: the Minerva statue at Bergen Museum (Bergen); Portugal: the official insignia of University of Porto (Porto); and Scotland: the Minerva statue and the building title at Dumfries Academy (Dumfries); the official seal of Kelvinside Academy (Glasgow); and the Minerva statue atop the dome of the Mitchell Library (Glasgow).

Minerva (Latin America)
The Greco-Roman goddess of
Minerva is found in throughout Latin America, including but not limited to: Brazil: the official seal and patroness of Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (Rio de Janeiro); and the official seal of Polytechnic School of the University of São Paulo (São Paulo); Cuba: the stained glass window at Jose Marti National Library (Havana); Guatemala: Manuel José Estrada Cabrera, former President of Guatemala, tried to promote a "Cult of Minerva" and subsequently erected the Temple of Minerva (Guatemala City); and Mexico: the official seal of Escuela Comercial Cámara de Comercio (Mexico City); and the Minerva statue at Minerva Roundabout (Guadalajara).

Minerva (U.S. Academia)
The Roman goddess of
Minerva is found throughout colleges, fraternities and universities within the United States, the Greco, including but not limited to: the official seal of American Academy of Arts & Sciences (Cambridge, Massachusetts); the patron goddess of Bryn Mawr College (Lower Merion Township, Pennsylvania); the Minerva statue at Columbia University (Manhattan, New York); the goddess and seal of Kappa Kappa Gamma fraternity; the title of online for-profit university Minerva University; the supercomputer of Mount Sinai School of Medicine (New York, New York); the main file server of Keystone College (Factoryville, Pennsylvania); the coat of arms and patron goddess of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity; the Minerva statue at State University of New York at Geneseo (Geneseo, New York); the café, the journal, and the Minerva statues at State University of New York at Potsdam (Potsdam, New York); the official seal and motto at Union College, New York (Schenectady, New York); the patroness of Union Philosophical Society of Dickinson College (Carlisle, Pennsylvania); the official seal of University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa, Alabama); the catalogue, the motto and the official logo of University at Albany (Albany, New York); the Minerva statue at University of California (Berkeley, California); the official seal of University of Louisville (Louisville, Kentucky); the Minerva statue and the official seal of University of North Carolina at Greensboro (Greensboro, North Carolina); official seal of University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (Chickasha, Oklahoma); the official seal of University of South Carolina (Columbia, South Carolina); the official seal of University of Virginia (Charlottesville, Virginia); the official seal of Virginia Tech University (Blacksburg, Virginia); the Minerva statue at Wells College (Aurora, New York); and the Minerva statue at Yale School of Architecture (New Haven, Connecticut). 

Minerva (U.S.)
Aside from academic based institutions, the Greco-Roman goddess of
Minerva is found throughout the United States, including but not limited to: the Medal of Honor, the highest military decoration awarded by the United States government; the Minerva bust at the Boston Public Library (Boston, Massachusetts); the Minerva Foundation (Berkeley, California): the Minerva statue at Battle Hill (Brooklyn, New York); the Minerva statue at Green-Wood Cemetery (New York, New York); the Minerva statue at the Minneapolis Central Library (Minneapolis, Minnesota); the Minerva statue (Portland, Maine); the Minerva statue at the United States Capitol Visitor Center (Washington, D.C.); the Minerva statue at the library of the United States Military Academy (West Point, New York); the James Gordon Bennett Minerva Monument (New York, New York); the mosaic and the Minerva statue at the Library of Congress (Washington, D.C.); the Minerva statue atop the U.S. Capitol Building (Washington, D.C.); the Minerva Initiative at the Department of Defense (Arlington County, Virginia), the official seal of the State of California; U.S. $5 Stamp (1923); and the helmet of Minerva is depicted in the logo of Walter Reed Army Medical Center (Washington, D.C.).

Minerva (Other)
The Greco-Roman goddess of
Minerva is found throughout the world, including but not limited to: Australia: the official seal of Ballarat Clarendon College (Ballarat, Victoria); the magazine and song of Hornsby Girls High School (Sydney, New South Wales); and the official logo of Mac.Robertson Girls' High School (Melbourne, Victoria); Canada: the seal of Kappa Kappa Gamma fraternity; the Minerva web interface of McGill University (Montreal, Quebec); India: Minerva Circle (Bangalore); the Minerva Institute of Management& Technology (Dehradun); the Minerva statue atop the Writer’s Building (Kolkata); South Africa: the coat of arms and newspaper University of Stellenbosch (Stellenbosch); and Tunisia: the Temple of Minerva (Sbeitla).


Minerva (Popular Culture)
According to
John Robison's “Proofs of a Conspiracy (1798), the third degree of the Bavarian Illuminati was called “Minerval” or “Brother of Minerva”, in honor of Minerva. In the Harry Potter series, J.K Rowling named a leading female character Minerva McGonagall in light of the Roman goddess. Like Minerva, McGonagall’s main trait was that of wisdom and war. In the Percy Jackson & The Olympians and The Heroes of Olympus series by Rick Riordan, Athena (i.e., Minerva) is the mother of Annabeth Chase, one of the main characters. In the Assassin's Creed series, Minerva is depicted along with Juno and Tinia who were worshiped as a triad in Rome.