Crete (19 images)

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Crete rises up from the coast into striking mountains where ancient cities of Minoan, Greek and Roman civilizations were located. They were probably more like large towns, large feuding towns that seemed always to be raising sieges and massacring each other or making alliances against each other, even though by today's roads and distances they were neighbors just down the way from each other. Homer named several cities that sent warriors to fight in the Trojan War. Many of these...
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