With Crete in lockdown over the coronavirus pandemic, it’s a time to appreciate the paradise island we live on. Instagram provides hope.
The cave of Arkalochori on Crete held precious votive objects that revealed the belief system of one of humaity’s greatest civiliations.
Situated just off the Peloponnese coast of southern Laconia in the Peloponnese, the sunken city of Pavlopetri is one of the only clues that remains of the mysterious Pelasgians of Greek mythology. It is here that the legend of the mythical ruler Pelasgos still resonates loudest. It is here that divers may one day find Greece’s true origins. […]
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.
January 25th the exhibition “The islands of the winds” oens at the New Archaeology Museum of Mesara in Gortys, on Crete.
In the south-east of Crete, a small village is a true hidden gem of the island. For a “world away” experience, Myrtos.
One of the most interesting legends of Greece is the story of the daughter of one of the Cretan Curetes (Korybantes), that of Crete (Cres).
Scholars unveil more and more to help us understand antiquity. But our legacy remains in the ethereal playground of King Sarpedon.
From November 21st – 24th in Rethymno, the 5th meeting on Archaeological Work in Crete takes place at the Archaeological Museum of Rethymno.
COSMOTE TV and National Geographic will soon embark on an exploration journey to unravel a 4,500-year-old mystery in the Aegean Sea.
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 […]
Archaeologists of the Sissi Archaeological Project have uncovered another unique find, a tomb from the post-Minoan era.
The highest peak of Crete, Mount Psiloritis, rises some 2,456 meters above the sea. This UNESCO treasure is a nature lover’s playground.