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Spinalonga - Crete
Author: Frank Schotting
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Fortress of Spinalonga - Crete
In the year 824 the Arabs occupied Crete, Spinalonga was a save haven for Christians. From the year 1204, the Venetians controlled Crete. To protect the port of Elounda against the Turks (Ottomans) they'd built a fortress on the island of Spinalonga.