How to use Cnossus in a sentence
There is a great town there, Cnossus, where Minos reigned who every nine years had a conference with Jove himself.The Odyssey | Homer
The extraordinary importance of Khyan was further shown by the discovery of his name on a jar-lid at Cnossus in Crete.
It has also participated in the exploration of Cnossus and other important sites in Crete.
Furthermore he wrought a green, like that which Daedalus once made in Cnossus for lovely Ariadne.The Iliad | Homer
Cnossus was also assigned as the site of the labyrinth in which the Minotaur was confined.
British Dictionary definitions for Cnossus
a variant spelling of Knossos
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