Cretan

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

Some articles on cretan, cretans:

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 Daly Kareklas (1893-1980) Psarantonis (1 ...
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 ...
History - Establishment of The Cretan State
... On the 25th of August 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 by Greece, was founded ...
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 performance of dances (Anoyanakis ... violin 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 ...
Self-refuting Idea - Examples - Epimenides Paradox
... 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 ... the first statement allows the possibility "some Cretans do not speak the truth," the speaker being one of them) ...