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Abraham Evlagon
Arch-Rabbi of Crete Abraham Evlagon,
d. 1933

The History of the Jews of Crete

Hania (also Canea, Hanya, Chania, la Canée and Khania), a city on the island of Crete 265 kilometres (160 miles) south of Piraeus/Athens. Total population: approximately 50,000 (1991)

  1. Historical Background (including Crete as a whole)
  2. The Roman conquest
  3. The Andalusian Moors
  4. L ife in Medieval Crete
  5. The Venetian Period
  6. The Ottoman period
  7. The 19th and 20th centuries

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