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Chios / Khíos

facts in brief


Part of Braun and Hogenberg IV-57 map, 1588
Part of Braun and Hogenberg IV-57 map, 1588





Facts in brief:

Safe harbor on E coast; reputed to have been the home of Homer; was center of the Homerids, a school of bards; one of 7 cities of Pan-Ionian League from 8th cen. BCE.

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