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Historical data – war memorials-Memorial Monuments

 

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From the time of the first appearance of human presence in Crete, items arise showing the continuous inhabitation of the Municipality of Heraklion region. The site of Knossos is the largest and most indicative place of habitation since the prehistoric times, in Crete.

In every village in the Hinterland of the municipality of Heraklion is rendered tribute to the fallen heroes and there are the respective Monuments.

Outside of the Gorgolaini Monastery, the visitor encounters the effigy of St. George.

The alone (amonachos) oak is located in Kato Asites.

In the yard of the monastery of St. George Gorgolaini can be seen the bust and the brave chieftain's Tomb of the comrade of Captain Korakas, Francisco Mastrachas who at the age of 75 years, died in 1868 in τηε battle against the Turks in Asites.

Historical figures of St Syllas:

Kapetan Michalis Samaritis

Charalambos Michael Tympakianakis – Lieutenant

The renovated building of the former primary school, hosts in the precincts of the grave of Captain Charalambos Vlachaki who acted against the Ottomans in the revolution of 1866
In the square of the old community of Agios Miron there are two statues of chieftains of Malevizi - John Makraki and Michael Hatzakis EC St. Myron.
Monument of 1912-1913 and 1940-1944

In 961 a.d. after Arabic month siege of Chandax, the Byzantine army with his victory restores Crete within the Byzantine Empire, after 135 years of Arab conquest. Nikiforos fokas thought and acted with determination and monolithic featuring the military.

In almost all areas and the villages of the municipality there are traditions and myths of the founding of the city of Heraklion starts with a legend according to which Rhea, Zeus ' mother, commissioned the Kuretes guard the newborn son in an effort to save him from his father Cronus.

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