An earthquake in 365 A.D. destroyed every city in Crete. It was the telltale echo of a much more devastating event nearly 2,000 years before.
New findings on Santorini may shed light on the Thera tsunami many experts believe signalled the beginning of the end of Minoan Civilization.
Seven years after the roof of Santorini’s Akrotiri archaeological site fell, killing a British tourist, the Bronze Age wonder has reopened to the public. This prehistoric town, called by many the “Pompeii of the Aegean”, was for centuries buried beneath tons of volcanic ash. On Wednesday, visitors were once again allowed in to see one of the world’s lost wonders.