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Culture

The Village

Was  in 960 B.C. when General Byzantium Phocas arrived with his army to Crete to free it from the Saracens. The soldiers, hailing Pisidia in Asia Minor, named part of the camp in southern Crete Pisidia, called paraphrasing the centuries the village Pitsidia. Pitsidia is known since ancient times. It... Continue reading

Archaeological sites

Phaistos Phaistos (Greek: Φαιστός, pronounced [feˈstos]; Ancient Greek: Φαιστός, pronounced [pʰai̯stós]), also transliterated as Phaestos, Festos and Latin Phaestus, currently refers to a Bronze Age archaeological site at modern Phaistos, a municipality in south central Crete. Ancient Phaistos was located about 5.6 km (3.5 mi) east of the Mediterranean Sea and 62 km south... Continue reading
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