The 1000 BC the Dorians invaders arrived on the island Milos. In fact the historian Thucydides said in one of his books that Milos was inhabited for about 700 years from the Dorians. Milos Island became a center for artistic effort as shown by the magnificent statue of Aphrodite of Milos created around 400 eg. Milos was included since 1830 in the Greek state, as all the other Cycladic islands. During the Crimean War, Milos forces of the British and French established a naval base in the port of Adamas. In place Bordara Milos is a monument of the fallen French people since that time.