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The Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World
John RobertsJohn Roberts

an archipelago in the south Aegean, comprising some 30 habitable islands, ranging in size from a few square kilometres to over 400 sq. km. (155 sq. mi.), and many small islands deserted through most of history. They offer a favourable route across the Aegean: land is always in sight and refuge close at hand.... ...

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