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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

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

thera (now known as santorini)

3

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.