Articles about Crete

Knossos — a history of the Palace

The Neolithic prologue and the Early Bronze Age The Palace of Knossos is located in North Central Crete just south of the outskirts of Heraklion on the Kephala hill. The site was

The contribution of Arthur Evans

The contribution of Arthur Evans On Friday 23 March 1900 at 11 a.m. Arthur Evans began his excavation of Knossos. Although he was not the first to excavate at the site, that

Knossos-A discussion

  Knossos Knossos was undeniably the capital of Minoan Crete. It is grander, more complex, and more flamboyant than any of the other palaces known to us, and it is located about


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Wikimedia Commons has media related to:Knossos Knossos (alternative spellings Knossus, Cnossus, Greek Κνωσσός,pronounced [knoˈsos]) is the largest Bronze Age archaeological site onCrete. The name Knossos survives from ancient Greek references to the major city of Crete. The