Kourites

According to mythology the Greek name for Crete - Kriti is derived from the name of its first inhabitants, the Kourites who lived on the top of Mount Psiloritis. They were seven armed but good-tempered giant half-gods, who invented agriculture and became curators using dance and herbs.

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