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Kastria (KASS-tree-uh). A present-day Greek village in the district of Achaia, site of the "Cave of the Lakes". Here it was that the daughters of King Proetus of Tiryns, driven mad by the goddess Hera, were said to have taken refuge before being cured by the seer Melampus.
Kastria Kalavryta (KASS-tree-uh kuh-LAHV-ree-tuh). The Cave of the Lakes in the Greek district of Achaia. When the daughters of King Proetus of Tiryns were driven mad by the goddess Hera and roamed the countryside thinking they were cows, it is said that they took refuge in the Cave of the Lakes. Here the seer Melampus cured them of their mania.
Knossos (NOSS-us). An ancient palace or religious center on the island of Crete, near modern Iraklion. The island of Crete was the site of the earliest high civilization in Europe. For two thousand years there flourished a culture called Minoan, after legendary King Minos. This civilization was characterized by unique artwork and architecture, notably the imposing complex of buildings at Knossos.
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Kastria (KASS-tree-uh). A present-day Greek village in the district of Achaia, site of the "Cave of the Lakes". Here it was that the daughters of King Proetus of Tiryns, driven mad by the goddess Hera, were said to have taken refuge before being cured by the seer Melampus.
Kastria Kalavryta (KASS-tree-uh kuh-LAHV-ree-tuh). The Cave of the Lakes in the Greek district of Achaia. When the daughters of King Proetus of Tiryns were driven mad by the goddess Hera and roamed the countryside thinking they were cows, it is said that they took refuge in the Cave of the Lakes. Here the seer Melampus cured them of their mania.
Knossos (NOSS-us). An ancient palace or religious center on the island of Crete, near modern Iraklion. The island of Crete was the site of the earliest high civilization in Europe. For two thousand years there flourished a culture called Minoan, after legendary King Minos. This civilization was characterized by unique artwork and architecture, notably the imposing complex of buildings at Knossos.
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