Cretography

The Legend of the Minotaur

The Legend of the Minotaur

Knossos was the centre of one of the most potent ancient civilisation of the entire world. The king of this period, Minos gave his name to this civilisation. Minos…

Crete Cretography
The healing herbs

The healing herbs

The flora of Crete is very important due to the mild and hot climate. There are 2000 different plant species and 160 of them are indigenous. The large number of…

Crete Cretography
Tsikoudia -the medicine

Tsikoudia -the medicine

The alcohol extracts were used in medicine and perfumery, in the ancient Greece. The traditional Cretan tsikoudia is a very famous product of the vineyard as, apart…

Crete Cretography
Cretan cheese

Cretan cheese

The value of cheese has been appreciated by the ancient Greeks. The first references of goat and sheep breeding in Crete have been in the Greek mythology. Chased…

Crete Cretography
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