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Pottery and other artifacts indicate that groups from Greece, Crete and other Mediterranean regions periodically settled on the island starting as early as around 4,000 years ago.Ancient seafarers built the Mediterranean’s largest known sacred pool|Bruce Bower|March 17, 2022|Science News
During a stop in Crete, Greece, the weather was so bad that it delayed her for several days.Teen pilot to set record as youngest woman to fly around the world|Associated Press|January 18, 2022|Washington Post
Graeber and Wengrow point to Bronze Age Minoan society on Crete as an example of a political system run by priestesses who called on citizens to transcend individuality via ecstatic experiences that bound the population together.‘The Dawn of Everything’ rewrites 40,000 years of human history|Bruce Bower|November 9, 2021|Science News
Roughly 200 miles south of Athens, Crete has constant strong winds for windsurfing and kiteboarding, rugged mountains for trekking, and historic ruins like the Palace of Knossos, where you can geek out on the island’s ancient civilization.The 25 Best Fall Trips in the World|jversteegh|August 9, 2021|Outside Online
Many were imported, evidence that trade flourished between Egypt and Palestine, Cyprus, Crete and Syria.In the tombs of Saqqara, new discoveries are rewriting ancient Egypt’s history|Sudarsan Raghavan|April 22, 2021|Washington Post
On vacation in Crete, Michlin and his wife were looking for a good, hearty meal.The Airbnb of Home-Cooked Meals|Itay Hod|November 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One interesting case study is Sir Arthur Evans, the original excavator and “restorer” of the Minoan palace of Knossos on Crete.The Classics are Dead! Long Live the Classics! Mary Beard’s New Book|Nick Romeo|September 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
This 3,000-year-old language was discovered on clay tablets excavated in 1900 on the island of Crete.Who Actually Cracked Linear B, the Ancient Code of the Mysterious Knossos Labyrinth?|Malcolm Jones|May 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In the year one hundred and sixty-five, Demetrius, the son of Demetrius, came from Crete into the land of his fathers.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
Then Diogenes of Crete, making a fanciful speculation, imparted to air an intellectual energy.Beacon Lights of History, Volume I|John Lord
The king extended also his protection to his cousins, Lagetas and Stratarchas, who were recalled from Crete.
They seem to have been adopted by the kings, as their kindred were in Crete, as the military guardians of their prerogatives.
He remained some time in Crete, studying the institutions of the Dorian people of that island.
British Dictionary definitions for Crete
Cultural definitions for Crete
Island in southeastern Greece in the Mediterranean Sea.