Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 41. Chapters: Heraklion, Chania, Sfakians, Azoria, Ergotelis F.C., Cretan Greek, Rethymno, University of Crete, Lakkoi, Loutro, Chania, Cretan diet, Ancient Crete, Itanos, Frangokastello, Drosoulites, TEI of Crete, Kissamos, Aptera, Greece, Loutra, Rethymno, Roman Catholic Diocese of Crete, Lato, Mitato, Olous, Sea of Crete, Sarakina Gorge, Elasa, Mirabello Bay, Institute for Aegean Prehistory Study Center for East Crete, Arkoudiotissa Cave, Psiloritis Natural Park, Apollonia, Agia Eirini Gorge, Naxos, Amari Valley, Chania Plain, Malaxa, Crete, Lasiochernes cretonatus, Ebenus cretica, Kamares ware, Vrachasi, Sfaka, Kastelli Hill, Cape Lithinon, Chryssolakkos, Chalepa, Lion's Square, Creta Channel. Excerpt: Crete (Greek: ) is the largest and most populous of the Greek islands and the fifth largest island in the Mediterranean Sea. It forms a significant part of the economy and cultural heritage of Greece while retaining its own local cultural traits (such as its own dialect, poetry, and music). Crete was the centre of the Minoan civilization (), one of the first civilizations in Europe. NASA photograph of Crete. Under Roman rule, in Classical Latin, the island was called Creta. During the Arab conquest of Crete, they called the island AqrīTish or IqrīTish (Arabic: ). Under Venetian rule, it was known as Candia (sometimes anglicized as 'Candy'), a Venetian adaptation of the earlier Greek name Chandax (Greek: , "moat") or Chandakas (Greek: ), which in turn came from the Arabic ربض الخندق rabḍ al-ḫandaq 'castle of the moat' (the Arabic name for the capital city, Heraklion). Under Ottoman rule, in Turkish, Crete was called Girit (written in Ottoman Turkish as كريت, as recorded by Piri Reis). Greece and Crete View of Lefka Ori View of the Ha Gorge Crete is the largest island in Greece and the second largest in the...
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