Cretan and Greek Back Stories

I’m aware, of course, that history and language study don’t fascinate everyone as much as they fascinate me. I accept that, even as I accept that some people don’t like parsnips, single-malt whisky, or old-time fiddle music, and that others do like double-entry bookkeeping, diet soda, or golf. Participation is strictly voluntary, as with everything else on this website. If you skip this department entirely, you’ll miss some good stuff. But that’s up to you—there’s no exam.

Each of the three history topics listed in the menu below has several sections, each on a single page. Hover the cursor on any section title for a brief description what it’s about; click the title to go to the section menu.