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Thera

by Mark Cartwright
published on 07 July 2012
Thera is the ancient name for both the island of Santorini in the Greek Cyclades and the name of the volcano which famously erupted on the island in the late Bronze Age and covered Akrotiri, the most important settlement, in pumice and volcanic ash, thereby perfectly preserving the Bronze Age town. The earliest evidence of settlement on the island at Akrotiri... [continue reading]

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