The Minoans were named after one of their rulers, King Minos.
The picture below shows them bull-leaping this was there sport of choose, it was like gymnastics.
The Minoan Civilization lived on the island of Crete near southern Greece.
They are not sure what happened to Minoan Civilization.
There are many theories:
One of them is that there was an volcano that wiped out the Minoan Civilization or maybe it was a tsunami or maybe a earthquake. I guess we aren't suppose to know, This is Mystery of History.