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Published by J. Murray in London .
Written in English

  • Greece,
  • Crete (Greece)
    • Subjects:
    • Greece -- Civilization,
    • Crete (Greece) -- Antiquities

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 231-236.

      Statementby Ronald M. Burrows.
      LC ClassificationsDF221.C8 B8
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 244 p.
      Number of Pages244
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6990771M
      LC Control Number07037529

      The heyday of the city dates back to the Minoan period ( BC), when it was the main and most popular center of Crete. Knossos in Crete is the most important center of the Minoan civilization and one of the most magnificent of human history. It is the largest and most distinctive Minoan archaeological site ever discovered in Crete.

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