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.
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.
Beyond the science, the religion and the spirit of the Minoans speak of an unimaginable Utopia lost, and the fate of the Minoans.
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 […]