Cataclysmic eruption on the volcanic island Thera

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Historical Context Note

As a result of the eruption the flourishing town of Akroteri, which entertained close connections with Crete, is covered with volcanic ash.

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Citation:
Bouchard, Elsa. "Cataclysmic eruption on the volcanic island Thera". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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