Knossos

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Knos·sos

also Cnos·sos or Cnos·sus  (nŏs′əs)
An ancient city of northern Crete near present-day Heraklion. The center of a Bronze Age culture that probably flourished from c. 2000 to 1400 bc, it is the traditional site of the labyrinth of Daedalus and the palace of King Minos.
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Knossos

(ˈnɒsəs; ˈknɒs-) or

Cnossus

n
(Placename) a ruined city in N central Crete: remains of the Minoan Bronze Age civilization
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Knos•sos

or Cnos•sus

(ˈnɒs əs)

n.
a ruined city in N central Crete: capital of the ancient Minoan civilization.
Knos′si•an, adj.
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Noun1.Knossos - an ancient town on Crete where Bronze Age culture flourished from about 2000 BC to 1400 BCKnossos - an ancient town on Crete where Bronze Age culture flourished from about 2000 BC to 1400 BC
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This lily has a long history - it was seen in frescoes dating back to 1550BC on the walls at the Palace of Minos, in Knossos, Crete.
DRAMATIC Left, gorgeous burnt-orange tiger lilies, right, a fresco of the Prince of the Lilies, which is displayed in the Palace of Minos in Knossos, Crete, below, pale pink and white Lilium regale.
Just outside Heraklion you will find Knossos, the largest Bronze Age archaeological site on Crete and home to the Palace of Minos.