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In the antiquity, the Minoans inhabited the island first.
Later, during the Dorian time, in the seventh century BC, the famous Cyrene (Thera's colony) was founded.
clinging to the rim of the caldera nine hundred feet above the old port.
The particularity of the town is its white cobblestone pedestrian alleys bustle with tavernas, hotels and cafes.
Neutron activation analysis of Mediterranean volcanic rocks – An analytical database for archaeological stratigraphy.
Medical papyri describe the effects of the Santorini eruption on human health, and date the eruption to August 1603–March 1601 BC.
Geoarchaeological tsunami deposits at Palaikastro (Crete) and the Late Minoan IA eruption of Santorini.
Later, these islands were incorporated into Santorini: This was the island of Santorini thousands of years ago, when its inhabitants used to call it "Stronghylì", that is "Round".
After the catastrophic eruption, the peace and quiet return.Actually Turks never colonized the island, so Santorini enjoyed a partial autonomy and a self–government.