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  • Knossos - 1900 B.C.

    Knossos - 1900 B.C.
    Archaeologists in the late 19th and early 20th centuries excavated Knossos, the Minoan capital city. There, they found the remains of an advanced and thriving culture. It must have been a peaceful one as well, since Minoan cities did not seem to need fortifications to protect them. The archaeologists named the civilization they found in Crete Minoa after King Minos. For more information go to: