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Knossos
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The Eerdmans Encyclopedia of Early Christian Art and Archaeology, Volumes 1–3
Knossos
KnossosThe main Bronze Age palace site on Crete, located on the north coast, approx. 4 km inland from the port of Herakleion (see map 14, L2). A Christian community was present at K. from the 2nd c. Bishops are attested at Ephesos (431), Chalcedon (451), and Nicaea (787). In 1953, during digging for