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Aristotle, Politics, Book 2, section 1271b (search)
dectes; cf.1316a 34. and went abroad, he subsequently passed most of his time in Crete because of the relationship between the Cretans and the Spartans; for the LyctiansLyctus was an inland city in the east of Crete, not far from Cnossus. were colonists from Sparta, and the settlers that went out to the colony found the system of laws already existing among the previous inhabitants of the place; owing to which the neighboring villagers even now use these law direction, and from the part of Asia around Triopium and from Rhodes in the other. Owing to this Minos won the empire of the sea,See Thuc. 1.4, 8. The tradition of the wealth of Minos is supported by the recent excavations at Cnossus. and made some of the islands subject to him and settled colonies in others, but finally when making an attack on Sicily he ended his life there near Camicus.The Cretan organization is on the same lines as that of Sparta. In