Ruins are ruins: old bricks, aged stonework, dry moss, and cracks. But, at Knossos the right mindset evokes the sublime.
Knossos, the ancient seat of a peaceful empire, has lost none of its charm, mysticism, or power over the centuries.
With Crete in lockdown over the coronavirus pandemic, it’s a time to appreciate the paradise island we live on. Instagram provides hope.
What you are about to read will hopefully shed new light on Knossos and those ancient inhabitants of Crete known as the Minoans.
The long process of achieving UNESCO World Heritage status for Crete’s Minoan palatial centers may be a step closer to completion.
A catastrophe of unimaginable devastation may have put an end to humanity’s brightest moment – the mysterious Minoan Civilization.