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Some new data has been discovered about the explosion on Santorini, in the 17th century, which had resulted in a tsunami, which is said to have wiped out the Minoan civilization.
Analysis of findings dating back to 17 B.C. has revealed that viticulture was a well established institution on Akrotiri in the ancient times.
Professor of archaeology and head of the Akrotiri excavations, Christos Doumas while talking about the island's viticulture and wine production remarked about the presence of these practices in bygone eras.
A puzzling fact is that during the Bronze Age, the delectable wine of Thera was produced only for export.
Said to have occurred 3,500 years ago, the volcanic eruption had caused ash to settle in faraway places like China, western North America and Greenland.
The end of one of the greatest Mediterranean civilization, the Minoans, seems to have been discovered from a miniscule olive branch.
A 10 night tour, sponsored by the Santa Barbara Museum of Art, has been announced. The tour takes participants on an archaeological discovery which explores the islands.
Tayla Rubin's journey from Montreal to the Greek island of Santorini and Melbourne has resulted in the five star show, Ariadne's Thread coming to Adelaide Fringe.
Three weeks after disaster struck the archaeological site at Arkotiri, Professor Christos Doumas, the Director of Excavations, wrote a long letter to the press stating his views on the project.
Denying any responsibility in the unfortunate incident last Friday, where a section of the huge steel roof over the Arkotiri site in Santorini collapsed, the Culture Ministry has vowed to investigate the cause of the tragedy.
The Greek island of Santorini celebrated its annual Fishermen Festival on September 19th at the charming fishing port of Vlihada.
Disaster came knocking in Santorini, as the remains of a 1,000 square meter roof, at an archaeological site in Arkotiri, collapsed.
Singer Babul Supriyo chose the island of Santorini as a background for his new video clip.
The 1st International Piano Competition, aimed at bringing talented young pianists on to a common platform is all set to begin on the beautiful island of Santorini.
The island of Santorini was the shooting location for a particular sequence of the Hollywood movie The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, which was released around the world in June 2005.