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Debate still rages over date of Thera eruption

20 Jan

See on Scoop.itArchaeology

During the height of the Greek Bronze Age, a volcano erupted on the ancient Greek island of Thera (modern Santorini). The violent eruption sent six times more magma and rock into the Earth’s atmosphere than the notorious Krakatoa eruption in 1883.

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Posted by on January 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

8 responses to “Debate still rages over date of Thera eruption

  1. dorannrule

    January 20, 2014 at 6:16 pm

    Now I want to go to Santorini!

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    • ritaroberts

      January 21, 2014 at 1:13 pm

      Thanks for your comment Dora. You would love Santorini.

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  2. nutsfortreasure

    January 20, 2014 at 9:41 pm

    I want to go and swing my detector 🙂

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  3. ritaroberts

    January 21, 2014 at 1:14 pm

    Glad you liked this post Eunice. I don’t think detectors are allowed but it would be nice.

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  4. vallance22

    January 7, 2015 at 12:03 am

    Good heavens! Never saw this one before! I MUST reblog it. Richard

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  5. vallance22

    January 7, 2015 at 12:04 am

    Indeed, the approx. date of Thera eruption is of ENORMOUS significance in determining the approx. time line for the fall of Knossos, Phaistos and other cities in ancient Crete. Reblogging this. Richard

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  6. vallance22

    January 7, 2015 at 12:05 am

    Reblogged this on Linear B, Knossos & Mycenae and commented:
    Indeed, the approx. date of Thera eruption is of ENORMOUS significance in determining the approx. time line for the fall of Knossos, Phaistos and other cities in ancient Crete. Reblogging this. Richard

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  7. ritaroberts

    January 8, 2015 at 5:17 pm

    Thanks Richard for re-blogging and adding your comments.

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