Walk the Labyrinth in Crown Library

Take a moment out of your day to travel Dominican’s own Labyrinth in Crown library.

Throughout history, labyrinths have developed several different uses and purposes such as it’s synonymous meaning to mazes as well as being a form of personal reflection and contemplation. Although the origin of the labyrinth is unknown, its earliest reference could be traced back to 430 BC, where it was found on Cretan coins. Labyrinths have many different ancient references such as the Greek God Theseus who killed Minotaur (half bull and half man) who was kept in the labyrinth or ancient Egyptian Herodotus who stated that many complexes in Egypt were designed as a labyrinth and in recent times as a way to quiet the mind.



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