Cretan

  • (noun): A native or inhabitant of Crete.

Some articles on cretan, cretans:

Cretan Revolt (1866–1869)
... The Cretan Revolt of 1866–1869 or Great Cretan Revolution (Greek Κρητική Επανάσταση του 1866) was a three year uprising in Crete against Ottoman rule, the ...
Cretan Lyra - Gallery
... Cretan Lyra - old type (lyraki) Cretan lyra - common type after 1940 Bow with spherical bells (gerakokoudouna) Cretan lyra with sympathetic strings, designed by Ross ...
History - Establishment of The Cretan State
... in 1898, a Turkish mob massacred hundreds of Cretan Greeks, the British Consul and 17 British soldiers ... by the Great Powers in November 1898, and an autonomous Cretan State, under Ottoman suzerainty, garrisoned by an international military force, and with its High Commissioner provided ...
Self-refuting Idea - Examples - Epimenides Paradox
... notable self-refuting idea is the Epimenides paradox, a statement attributed to Epimenides, a Cretan philosopher, that "All Cretans are liars" ... If interpreted as meaning "no Cretan ever speaks the truth," this cannot be true if uttered by a Cretan ... "I am lying" (because the first statement allows the possibility "some Cretans do not speak the truth," the speaker being one of them) ...
Cretan Lyra - Types
... There are three major types of Cretan lyras the lyraki (Greek λυράκι), a small model of lyra, almost identical to the Byzantine lyra devoted only to the ... caused the transformation of many features of the old form of Cretan Lyra (lyraki) into the contemporary lyra, including its tuning, performance practice, and repertory ... In 1990, Ross Daly designed a new type of Cretan lyra which incorporates elements of lyraki, the Byzantine lyra and the Indian sarangi ...