Facts about Cretans

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Facts about Crete
31 October 2016
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12 November 2016
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there is no native Cretan race

 

Cretans originate from Minoans, Eteokrites, Spartans, Venetians, Romans, Turks, Tartarous, Serbians, Saracens, Pelasgous, Blacks, Spaniards, Jewish, Germans, French, Boulgarians, Vlachous, Armenians, Argious

 

Cretan dialect is considered the oldest Greek dialect and the closest to Ancient Greek language

 
 
 
 

99% of the Cretans are orthodox...

 
 
 
 
 
 

and working hard until old age

 
 

Cretan diet considered the healthiest in the world

 

an essential ingredient the wild greens they love to collect...

 

...and olive oil. Cretans consume the largest quantity per person globally

 

snails are one of the finest delicacies for Cretans...

 

...as also lamb

 

 

Cretans are cycling friendly