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.
A Cambridge specialist in Mycenaean epigraphy has brought us one step closer to deciphering the language of the mysterious Minoans.
Knossos, the ancient seat of a peaceful empire, has lost none of its charm, mysticism, or power over the centuries.
Archaeologists excavating at the Zominshos Minoan site atop Crete’s Mount Psiloritis, have reported fascinating new finds at the dig.
Were the Minoans the people Plato referred to as Atlanteans? What really happened to this bright Bronze Age civilization?
New findings on Santorini may shed light on the Thera tsunami many experts believe signalled the beginning of the end of Minoan Civilization.
Underwater excavations off Crete island are revealing more facts about the sunken city of Olous, off Elounda.
Crete’s Governor Stavros Arnaoutakis and other officials open the new Archaeological Museum of Mesara.
Beyond the science, the religion and the spirit of the Minoans speak of an unimaginable Utopia lost, and the fate of the Minoans.
What you are about to read will hopefully shed new light on Knossos and those ancient inhabitants of Crete known as the Minoans.
A catastrophe of unimaginable devastation may have put an end to humanity’s brightest moment – the mysterious Minoan Civilization.
Coming to the London Museum on November 5th, “Contemporary Minoans: Cretan culture, source of inspiration” will honor Cretan fashion designer Sophia Kokosalaki, who passed away in October. Distinguished academics and designers from Europe will come together in the Terrace Gallery at the Museum of London to showcase the everlasting influence of Minoan culture on the global […]
At the far eastern corner of Crete Island, an amazing prehistoric city once existed. Visiting the ruins left at Itanos once gets the sense of lost time, and of the powerful and prosperous people who once lived there. Ancient Itanos was one of the strongest cities in Crete, but little is known of the ancient […]
Archaeologists of the Sissi Archaeological Project have uncovered another unique find, a tomb from the post-Minoan era.
Perched 1200 meters above sea level on an isolated plateau in the shadow of Mt. Psilotirits on Crete, the Palace of Zominthos is an extraordinary place. The complex of three-story buildings here served as a sacred temple for the Minoans some 4000 years ago. New finds there today, reveal more about the mysterious Minoan Civilization. […]