Today, I visited a 3500-year-old ruin on the Island of Santorini in Greece. Around 1500 B.C., a large settlement of ancient people was destroyed in a single moment by one of the largest volcanic eruptions in recorded history. Volcanic ash and mud covered the town until 1967 when Greek archaeologists discovered the site. It was preserved by volcanic ash and mud, much like the Roman city, Pompeii, was preserved by a similar volcanic eruption in 40 A.D.
Archeologists believe that this part of the island was actually first visited over 5000 years ago by an ancient civilization of which... Read More