University Rhode Island ^ | 8-23-2006 | Todd McLeish
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Santorini eruption much larger than originally believed; likely had significant impact on civilization
KINGSTON, R.I. August 23, 2006 An international team of scientists has found that the second largest volcanic eruption in human history, the massive Bronze Age eruption of Thera in Greece, was much larger and more widespread than previously believed.
The claims get ever-more inflated. Even the so-called end of the so-called Bronze Age has been attributed to the supposed Thera supereruption.