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Cretan Local Celebrations

May day– 1st May : Locals travel to the mountains to collect wild flowers which are arranged into a wreath and placed on the bonnet of the car for the drive home, then hung on the front door. Battle of Crete – Mid May: Veterans from the historic battle of Crete commemorate with many services […]

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Ancient Greek Mythology Gods and Goddesses of Olympus

Zeus and his brothers, Poseidon and Hades, drew lots. Zeus won control of the sky, Poseidon the sea and Hades the underworld. Each was all powerful in his kingdom, but on earth they were equal. Zeus set his court on Mount Olympus. He took his sister Hera as his wife but fathered many children other […]