AEgean

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prehistoric civilization on the islands in the Aegean sea and the surrounding countries Aegean civilisation , Aegean civilization , Aegean culture
island in the Aegean Sea Aegean island
island in the Aegean Sea in the Saronic Gulf Aegina , Aigina
strait between the Aegean and the Sea of Marmara that separates European Turkey from Asian Turkey Canakkale Bogazi , Dardanelles , Hellespont
island in the Aegean Sea off the west coast of Turkey; belongs to Greece Chios , Khios
Bronze Age civilization on the Cyclades islands in the southern Aegean sea that flourished 3000-1100 BC Cyclades , Cycladic civilisation , Cycladic civilization , Cycladic culture
group of over 200 islands in the southern Aegean Cyclades , Kikladhes
group of islands in the southeast Aegean Sea Dhodhekanisos , Dodecanese
gulf of the Aegean on the southeastern coast of Greece Gulf of Aegina , Saronic Gulf
(Greek mythology) son of Daedalus; while escaping from Crete with his father (using the wings Daedalus had made) he flew too close to the sun and the wax melted and he fell into the Aegean and drowned Icarus
Greek island in the northern Aegean Sea; famous for a reddish-brown clay that has medicinal properties Lemnos , Limnos
island of eastern Greece in the eastern Aegean Sea; in antiquity it was famous for lyric poetry Lesbos , Lesvos , Mytilene
inland sea in northwestern Turkey; linked to the Black Sea by the Bosporus and linked to the Aegean by the Dardanelles Marmara , Marmara Denizi , Marmora , Sea of Marmara , Sea of Marmora
mountain peak in northeast Greece near the Aegean coast; believed by ancient Greeks to be the dwelling place of the gods (9,570 feet high) Mount Olympus , Mt. Olympus , Olimbos , Olympus
member of an Aegean people who settled ancient Philistia around the 12th century BC Philistine
Greek island in the southeast Aegean Sea 10 miles off the Turkish coast; the largest of the Dodecanese; it was colonized before 1000 BC by Dorians from Argos; site of the Colossus of Rhodes Rhodes , Rodhos
port city in northeastern Greece on an inlet of the Aegean Sea; second largest city of Greece Salonica , Salonika , Thessalonica , Thessaloniki
earthenware made from the reddish-brown clay found on the Aegean island of Lemnos Samian ware , terra sigillata
fertile plain on the Aegean Sea in east central Greece; Thessaly was a former region of ancient Greece Thessalia , Thessaly
region and ancient country and wine producing region in the east of the Balkan Peninsula north of the Aegean Sea; colonized by ancient Greeks; later a Roman province; now divided between Bulgaria and Greece and Turkey Thrace
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