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(Χίος; Chíos).

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A. Introduction

Large (856 km2) island, c. 8 km from the mainland. The ancient settlements were on the east coast, where the main city of the same name is today (few traces, an earthquake in 1881 having destroyed nearly all buildings on th…

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Kalcyk, Hansjörg (Petershausen) and Niehoff, Johannes (Freiburg), “Chios”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 28 January 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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