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The largest bronze-age building complex of ancient Crete was probably the centre of Minoan civilisation.
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An ancient Greek myth about the tragedy of father and son who wanted to flee the island of Crete.
The city with advanced culture was the first settlement in history to have a citadel.
The Doric, Ionic and Corinthian order of columns are different in size and ornamentation as well.
A beehive tomb on the site of the ancient city of Mycenae, attributed to the legendary king.
According to Homer’s epic, Odysseus’ Stratagem caused the loss of Troy.
The world's most famous citadel, the Acropolis of Athens was built in the 5th century BC, during the Age of Pericles.
The average house in Ancient Greece had a rectangular, geometrical floor plan and two storeys.
The masterpieces of ancient Greek potters are important archaeological artefacts.
Large construction sites provide archaeologists searching for artefacts with a great deal of work.
The fortress-like palace was built by Roman Emperor Diocletian on the coast near his home town.
The Olympic Games, held in the town every 4th year after 776 BC made it one of the centres of ancient Greece.
The Olympian gods in ancient Greek mythology were as diverse as humans.
The magnificent palace was commissioned by Charles I of Hungary, it got its final shape during the reign of King Matthias Corvinus.
The palace of Charlemagne was not only the centre of his empire, but also a centre of culture.
The ancient city of Babylon was built on the banks of the Euphrates River in Mesopotamia.