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Eventually the Dorians, another Greek-speaking people, moved in and organized
Crete, while some Minoans ... Post- Crete still played a part in the transfer of
various cul- Minoan tural forms from the Near East to Greece: a Cretan vari- ...
longa) is said to be indigenous to Crete. Perhaps the most prized local plant
species is the Cretan dittany; related to marjoram, it is a small, perennial, gray-
green plant with ruddy-pink flowers and clings to rocky cliffs and sparse patches
Notwithstanding, Crete has long provided disproportionately large numbers of
government personnel, a result of the job shortage on the island. Military
installations include a Greek army training school outside Iraklion and a large
nato naval ...
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