The Volcanic Destruction of Minoan Crete

@article{Marinatos1939TheVD,
  title={The Volcanic Destruction of Minoan Crete},
  author={Spyridon Marinatos},
  journal={Antiquity},
  year={1939},
  volume={13},
  pages={425 - 439}
}
In the long history of Minoan civilization two great catastrophes are discernible, of which the famous Cretan palaces themselves provide the chief source of our knowledge. Everywhere the catastrophes are seen to be contemporaneous. We can distinguish a period of the first palaces (MM) and a subsequent period of the second palaces (LM). There is no perceptible break in the development of the civilization as a result of these catastrophes. For this reason, the theories that the palaces were… 

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