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why did many minoans leave the island of crete?

a nearby volcano erupted, causing a tidal wave, then ash and dust covered their croplands and made it hard to breathe


on what island was the volcano that erupted, which led to the demise of minoan civilization?

thera (now known as santorini)


tell me about the end of minoan civilization

a major volcanic eruption on the nearby island of thera caused a tidal wave in crete, then ash and dust destroyed croplands, making life difficult and weakening them.