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A Comparative Analysis of the Three Largest Cities in Crete


There are three major cities in Crete, all of which lie on the northern coast. Furthest east is Heraklion (Irakleio), the capital of Crete and its largest city. Moving westward, almost in the middle of the northern coast is Rethymnon … Continue reading

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Nerding Out in Crete: My Kazantzakis Pilgrimage


Since first reading Zorba the Greek for a course during my senior year of college, Nikos Kazantzakis has become very dear to me, representing all at once my primary research interest, the instigator of much of my epistemological curiosity, and … Continue reading

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