Island 100 km. (60 miles) south of Greece, with a Jewish settlement (Acts 2: 11). Paul sailed along its south coast on his final journey (to Rome), but there is no record of how the Gospel reached Crete, which it must have done before the Pastoral Epistles were written (Titus 1: 5), since Titus was to supervise congregations in that area of legendary dissipation (1: 12).