Kouroupa Mountains - Crete
Photographed & edited by Riccardo Vincenzi. Artist's recommendation: 28" x 40" (70cm x 100cm) printed on aluminum.
The most important god in the Greek pantheon, Zeus, was born on the island. According to the legend he was born in a Cretan cave!
One of the best-known legends in Greek mythology takes place in Crete, inside the palace of King Minos. The king who ruled on the island ordered the construction of the labyrinth under the palace to keep inside the minotaur. The monster, known as Asterion, half-bull, and half-human, was the son of his wife Pasiphae and a bull she mated with after a curse by Poseidon. Everybody is aware of the terrifying Minotaur, but few people know that the legend of Daedalus and his son Icarus originated on the island, from where they managed to escape using wings. Icarus, however, flew too close to the sun, the wax keeping wings attached to the body melted, and he fell into the sea.
Crete is the birthplace of modern European civilization. The history of the island can be traced as far back as the 7th millennium BC, more than four millennia before the Minoan civilization appearing on Crete. As a matter of fact, the history of Crete is older than the history of the continent itself!
48 megapixel 4k drone shot. Specially edited for FineArt printing. Choose between high-quality 5mm PVC or Aluminum materials. Frame not included.
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