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KNOSSOS

By | 2018-06-27T01:36:38+00:00 June 26th, 2018|Categories: DISCOVER CRETE, HERAKLION|Tags: , , , |

Knossos, also spelled Cnossus, city in ancient Crete, capital of the legendary king Minos, and the principal centre of the Minoan, the earliest of the Aegean civilizations (see Minoan civilization). The site of Knossos stands on a knoll between the confluence of two streams and is located about 5 miles (8 km) inland from Crete’s [...]