Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Candia, the capital of the island of Crete, and once the name by which the island itself was known in Western Europe, is situated near the centre of the N. coast. Its only industry is the making of soap. Here resides the governor-general, and it is the seat of the Greek archbishop.

“Two things are necessary to the life of pure faith. The first is, that we behold God alone, under all the imperfect coverings that conceal him; the second is, constantly to have our souls kept in a state of dependence.”