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    The island of Crete has a great significance in the Bible, aside from it be significant Crete is unique. The island is first referred to as Kaptara in texts from the Syrian city of Mari dating to the 18th century BC. Greece has an extremely large number of Islands, with estimates ranging from somewhere around 1,200 – 6,000 depending in the minimum size to consider. The number of inhabited islands is variously cited as between 166 – 227. Crete is the largest and most populous of the Greek islands

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    Knossos Research Paper

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    Knossos Knossos was excavated by Arthur Evans in 1900. The archaeological evidence suggests that it was first built around 2000 BC. Additionally, it also suggests that it was destroyed by an earthquake and rebuilt around 1700 BC. On the eastern side of the complex, the palace had four storeys; On the western side of the complex, the palace had three storeys. Additionally, it had a massive central court and storage areas. Knossos is an important site because it tells us about the economic, political

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    Book Review: “The Nazie Occupation of Crete, 1941-1945” G.C. Kiriakopoulos is a dentistry professor at Columbia University. Kiriakopoulos is a Fellow of the Royal Society in Great Britain and is a highly decorated veteran of World War II. He has written two books “Ten Days to Destiny: The Battle for Crete” and “The Nazi Occupation of Crete, 1941-1945.” His first book, “Ten Days to Destiny: The Battle for Crete,” has been praised as the most authentic documentation of the battle. This book details

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    Ryan Kaiteris 12/12/15 Itinerary Planet Earth really is an amazing place to explore, as there are so many different locations around the world to explore, and there are many different countries and cultures to see. The country that I will be exploring is Greece, a gorgeous Mediterranean country. I will be planning to take a flight. I will be departing from Newark Liberty International Airport on April 9, 2015, which will cost $1,150. I will be arriving in Athens via the overnight

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    study was to determine the differences in ball possessions, ‎offensive and defensive efficiency related to final standings in youth basketball games. ‎The sample chosen for this study was taken from 2015 Junior World Basketball ‎Championship held in Heraklion, Greece. All 50 games from the event have been ‎analyzed. We carried out the analysis based on the official game statistics supplied by ‎the organizing committee of championship. The following game- -related statistics were ‎selected: free-throws

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    New Paros Research Paper

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    airport serving the Greek island of Paros, in the Cyclades. Located in the southwestern part of the island, PAS is about 10km from the Port of Parikia. It offers year-round flights from Athens, as well as seasonal flights to Thessaloniki, Graz, and Heraklion. The best time to visit the Greek Cyclades islands is either May through June or September through mid-October. The summer months of July and August are perfect for sunbathing, but very popular with tourists which means packed beaches and expensive

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    According to Cambridge Dictionary (2016), strategic analysis is the examination of how successfully or not an organization operates and uses its resources, in order to achieve something over time. After obtaining information about the operations of the organization, with the use of certain techniques, we can identify and adjust matters that must be solved. One essential technique which firstly imposed from Alfred Humphrey in the 60’s to 70’s, as stated by Boyd(2005), concerns a discussion of an organization’s

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    Domenikos Theotokopoulos, otherwise known as El Greco to us was a painter born in the year 1591 in Heraklion, Crete which is one the largest islands owned by Greece as of today. El Greco did go on to merry but there was little to know information of his first wife and who she was. He would go on to have one child a son Jorge Manuel Theotocopuli, whom he is believed to have had with a Spanish woman while living in Toledo in Spain. His son who also grow up and followed in his dad’s footsteps and became

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    he Harvester’s Vase, a fascinating 3500 year old stone sculpture from the Aegean Bronze Age was a product of cultural interactions between the Minoans and the outside world. The vase is “unprecedented” in ancient art history due in part to the animated facial features and accurate human anatomy, thanks to the Minoans long history in making art and their mercantile economy. While Mycenaeans and Hellenic Greeks are more well-known and studied, Minoans played a huge in part in laying the foundations

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    Greece is that of King Minos of Crete and the Minotaur, a beast half-man and half-bull. This legend, immortalised by modern films, has its origins in the Aegean, at a time when the bull held a special place in society. During excavations near Heraklion in Crete in 1990, English archaeologist Sir Arthur Evans unearthed a massive structure built by a sophisticated Bronze Age civilisation. Evans identified this as the Palace of King Minos in the ancient city of Knossos, inhabited by people he

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