Example sentences for: akrotiri

How can you use “akrotiri” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Santorini (Thira), the next major island north, was heavily influenced by Crete, and the settlements of Thira and Akrotiri thrived at this time.

  • The magnificent frescoes and mosaics found at Akrotiri are in Athens at present, but the remains of the buildings at the site provide ample evidence of the sophistication of the culture here.

  • Second floor room 48 is devoted to finds from Akrotiri, a 16th century b.c. settlement on Santorini in the Aegean.

  • Around 1500 b.c. , a massive volcanic eruption at Santorini destroyed not only Akrotiri — under feet of ash and pumice — but the whole Minoan civilization.

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