Volcanic Crater of Thera

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by
published on 25 March 2014

A view of the flooded crater of the Thera volcano, Santorini. The present active cone can be seen on the right of the picture. The volcano exploded between 1650 and 1550 BCE with devastating consequences for the island and the Aegean in general.



About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. Surrounded by archaeological sites, his special interests include ancient ceramics, architecture, and mythology. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at AHE.

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