Professor Arthur Evans

Sir Arthur Evans was born in 1851 and educated at Harrow School, Brasenose College, Oxford and the University of Gottingen. He is most famous for his work on the palace of Knossos in Crete, which he identified as the centre of the thriving civilisation he dubbed 'Minoan', but he was also passionately interested in the history and archaeology of the Balkans and travelled extensively in the area as the regional correspondent for the Manchester Guardian in the 1880s. From 1884 to 1908 he was...See more