Taken on Santorini Greece, these steps lead down from historical ruins of ancient Thera. Archeological evidence suggests the island had been inhabited since 800 BC. But some theories surmise that the island had been inhabited since the Bronze Age. It's downfall came when the center of the island, an active volcano even now, exploded. Thus killing the The islands inhabitants. This Theory also may explain the downfall of the Minoan civilization. The Minoans resided on the close island of Crete. The explosion may have been so catastrophic that it's affects ruined the once prosperous society taking its written language and culture with it.
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