One interesting case study is Sir Arthur Evans, the original excavator and “restorer” of the Minoan palace of Knossos on Crete.
This 3,000-year-old language was discovered on clay tablets excavated in 1900 on the island of Crete.
On vacation in Crete, Michlin and his wife were looking for a good, hearty meal.
He is known for his excellent government of a district in Crete.
The riches which you look at in astonishment I collected while wandering in Egypt and in Crete.
"If it is true that you love justice and are going to Crete," &c.
"The stranger says that he came from Crete," answered Eumaios.
And rugged Carpathus far away welcomed them; and thence they were to cross to Crete, which rises in the sea above other islands.
I bought them from a chapman in Crete, and asked nothing of their first master.
As the concert drew near to its close, Luella and her mother began to prepare for a time of reckoning for Aunt Crete.
traditionally said to be from Krus, name of a mythological ancestor; probably an ethnic name of some sort.
Note: Crete is the largest of the Greek islands.
Note: One of the world's earliest civilizations, the Minoan civilization, reached its peak in Crete in 1600 b.c.
now called Candia, one of the largest islands in the Meditterranean, about 140 miles long and 35 broad. It was at one time a very prosperous and populous island, having a "hundred cities." The character of the people is described in Paul's quotation from "one of their own poets" (Epimenides) in his epistle to Titus: "The Cretans are alway liars, evil beasts, slow bellies" (Titus 1:12). Jews from Crete were in Jerusalem on the day of Pentecost (Acts 2:11). The island was visited by Paul on his voyage to Rome (Acts 27). Here Paul subsequently left Titus (1:5) "to ordain elders." Some have supposed that it was the original home of the Caphtorim (q.v.) or Philistines.