Heraklion

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He·rak·li·on

 (hĭ-răk′lē-ən) or I·rá·klei·o (ĭ-rä′klē-ō) also Can·di·a (kăn′dē-ə)
A city of southern Greece on the northern coast of Crete. It was founded by Saracens in the ninth century and passed to the Byzantines, Venetians, and Ottoman Turks before becoming part of Greece in 1913.

I•rak•li•on

or He•rak•li•on

(ɪˈræk li ən, -ˈrɑ kli-)
n.
a seaport on the N coast of Crete, in Greece. 243,622. Also called Candia.
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The Venetian port, small fountains, the simple and yet impressive graveyard of famous Greek novelist Nikos Kazantzakis as well as the small tombs beneath his grave were not sufficient for us to love Kandiye.
Onun bu goreve atanmasi, Kandiye kusatmasinda ve sonrasindaki baris gorusmeleri esnasinda Vezir-i azam Fazil Ahmed Pasa'ya yaptigi tercumanlik faaliyetleri ile olmustur.
Ayse Hanim, oglu sadrazam Fazil Ahmet Pasa'nin Kandiye Seferi'nde pasaya eslik etmis ve sefer boyunca Inadiye Kalesi'nde konaklamistir.