Stefanos Xanthoudidis' (1864 – 1928) sculpture stands proudly opposite Xanthoudidou ...

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... Street and the Archaeological Museum of Heraklion.
Born in Avdou Village, he studies in Crete and in Athens, where he is enchanted by scientific research and comes back to his island to become a teacher. Later on he becomes a curator of antiquities and a director of the Archaeological Museum. Xanthoudidis has written numerous essays about Crete excavations and laography, and has been characterized as the "First scientist Cretologist, the Nestor of Cretan Studies"

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