Exploring Crete—Realm of Ancient Minoans
Lecture no. 13 from the course: The Great Tours: Greece and Turkey, from Athens to Istanbul
Taught by Professor John R. Hale | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Travel Courses
On this greatest of Aegean islands, you encounter the very origins of European civilization. Here, take three memorable excursions: first, to the elaborate Minoan palace of Malia, then to Gortyn, Roman capital of Crete—which boasts Europe's first written law code—and finally, to Crete's Venetian capital and the massive Samaria Gorge.