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61,804.  Crete – the largest of all the Greek islands ... Everybody who traded had to come past.  (Greece & Crete)  Joanna Lumley's Greek Odyssey III

 

 

61,860.  The people of Crete unfortunately make more history than they can consume locally.  Hector Hugh Munro, Chronicles of Clovis 1911

 

 

61,861.  The British tried to hold Crete as a naval base.  With complete command of the air the Germans attacked Crete with sixteen thousand parachutists.  The first large-scale airborne assault in the history of warfare ... The Germans were able to advance against a bigger commonwealth force.  Air power won the battle ... Another evacuation.  The World at War: Alone 4/26

 

 

61,862.  If we lost Crete, we lost our base in the eastern Mediterranean.  J R Colville, Churchill’s private secretary

 

 

61,863.  A terrifying monster – half-man, half-bull.  According to ancient myth the Minotaur was imprisoned inside a labyrinth where hapless human victims were sacrificed.  But could the bloodcurdling story be linked to a real place?  (Crete & Greek Mythology)  Ancient X Files: Holy Grail and the Minotaur

 

61,864.  The Nazis used the tunnels to store ammunition during the Second World War.  ibid.

 

 

61,865.  On 22nd May the Germans attacked the island in an assault that was to be unique in military history.  Crete was to be the only campaign that was begun and fought to conclusion using airborne forces alone.  On 22nd May the skies of Crete filled with paratroopers ... German losses in Crete were so high that the parachute forces were never again used as an independent force.  World War II: The Complete History: The World Shall Hold Its Breath

 

 

61,866.  There’s a place in the middle of the wine-dark sea called Crete, a lovely, fruitful land surrounded by the sea.  Homer, Odyssey

 

 

57,747.  The eruption of Santorini has been re-dated now, and took place probably about 1628 B.C.  And 1628 means that the Exodus and the eruption are separated by about two hundred years.  (Plague & Minoa & Crete & Volcano)  Professor Eric H Cline

 

 

61,867.  It’s the first link in the European Chain.  (Minoan Civilisation & Crete)  Will Durant, The Life of Greece

 

 

61,868.  Santorini and Crete: the remains of a highly developed people dating back to 1,600 B.C. were found in 1931.  They’re called the Minoans, and the similarities to Plato’s description of Atlantis were astonishing in many ways.  (Crete & Atlantis & Minoans)  Mysteryquest: The Lost City of Atlantis 

 

 

61,869.  We don’t really know scientifically exactly what happened to Santorini ... We think that the volcano basically blew up and the entire Santorini was destroyed.  With this collapse of the volcano, a huge tidal wave was triggered.  And the tidal wave, the tsunami, travelled all the way to Crete and severely impacted the Minoans.  (Minoa & Crete & Volcano & Tsunami)  Professor Costas Synolakis, engineer and tsunami specialist, University of Southern California

 

 

61,870.  Trade was the main activity which produced wealth.  And so we can say it was a sort of Hong Kong of the pre-historic Aegean.  (Minoa & Crete)  Professor Christos Doumas, Archaeological Society of Athens

 

 

61,873.  Long before the ancient Greek empire flourished, Knossos was the biggest building in Europe.  Here Minoans lived in luxury with Europe’s first paved roads, running water.  From Crete, the Minoans controlled a vast trading empire.  So powerful were their navies they lived centuries free from invasion.  But when the Greeks from the mainland finally took over Crete, the Minoans’ wealth and power had disappeared.  Their towns and palaces went up in flames.  (Minoa & Crete)  Ancient Apocalypse, Mystery of the Minoans

 

 

61,874.  The mystery here is what has happened.  How and why has this been destroyed?  What has caused this devastation here?  (Minoa & Crete)  Professor Floyd McCoy, University of Hawaii

 

 

61,875.  Crete and Thera each had their own characteristics but they shared the same dress code, language, religious rituals and technical advances.  (Crete & Atlantis)  Atlantis: The Evidence: A Timewatch Special

 

 

108,768.  But if it wasn’t a tsunami, what then caused the destruction of the Minoan civilisation on Crete?  The film shows how archaeologists revisited all the clues just like detectives reopening an old case.  (Disaster & Crete)  Decoding Disaster: A Timewatch Guide I, BBC 2017 

 

 

61,876.  To this early civilization of Crete as a whole I have proposed – and the suggestion has been generally adopted by the archaeologists of this and other countries – to apply the name ‘Minoan’.  (Minoa & Crete)  Arthur Evans

 

 

61,914.  300 decibels ... Magma bombs ... Pyroclastic flows ... Tsunamis ... It would have taken only twenty minutes for the first tsunami to have reached Crete ... Three times larger than Krakatoa ... Global temperatures dipped ... Minoan society was shaken to the core ... Humans sacrificed.  (Atlantis & Volcano & Crete)  Atlantis, BBC 2011

 

 

61,930.  On the Greek island of Crete most of Minoan civilisation was drowned by a tsunami.  (Atlantis & Tsunami & Minoa & Crete)  The Truth Behind: Atlantis

 

 

121,638.  Crete has its own unique history and geography … 600,000 people live on Crete.  The biggest cities are on the coast.  (Greece & Crete)  Greece with Simon Reeve I, BBC 2018