Aegean-sea sentence example

aegean-sea
  • The Aegean Sea occupied the centre of the map, while the line where ocean and firmament seemed to meet represented an enlarged horizon.
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  • Evnitzki states that the saltest water of the whole basin occurs in the Aegean Sea.
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  • ARCHIPELAGO, a name now applied to any island-studded sea, but originally the distinctive designation of what is now generally known as the Aegean Sea (Aiyaiov 7rEXayos), its ancient name having been revived.
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  • For the Grecian Archipelago see Aegean Sea.
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  • by the Sea of Marmora and the Aegean Sea and W.
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  • The Sea of Marmora may be looked upon as an arm of the Aegean Sea and thus part of the Mediterranean proper.
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  • by the Sea of Marmora, the Dardanelles, the Aegean Sea and Greece, and on the W.
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  • Milo), an island of the Aegean Sea (Cyclades group), at the S.W.
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  • The Adriatic Sea though very shallow in the north deepens southward to about 9 00 fathoms, and the Aegean Sea has a maximum depth of 1230 fathoms north of Crete.
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  • inland from the Aegean Sea.
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  • Monte Santo), the most eastern of the three peninsular promontories which extend, like the prongs of a trident, southwards from the coast of Macedonia (European Turkey) into the Aegean Sea.
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  • Limnos), an island in the northern part of the Aegean Sea.
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  • In the local museum are four Mycenaean vases, one found in the island and another on the adjacent island of Mazzorbo, proving direct intercourse with the Aegean Sea in prehistoric times.
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  • It may be divided into three main periods - (1) from 431 to 421 (Lysias calls it the " Archidamian " War), when the Peace of Nicias, not merely formally, but actually produced a cessation of hostilities; (2) from 421 till the intervention of Sparta in the Sicilian War; during these years there was no " Peloponnesian War," and there were several years in which there was in reality no fighting at all: the Sicilian expedition was in fact a side issue; (3) from 413 to 404, when fighting was carried on mainly in the Aegean Sea (Isocrates calls this the " Decelean " War).
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  • There is a central region, roughly triangular in shape, with its base resting upon the Quaternary K Triassic Tertiary Carboniferous q & Metamorphic 7 Jurassic Aegean Sea and its apex in Servia.
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  • The inference has been generally drawn that the Phrygians belonged to a stock widespread in the countries which lie round the Aegean Sea.
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  • It is a most interesting fact in the history of Greek thought that its birth took place not in Greece but in the colonies on the Eastern shores of the Aegean Sea.
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  • the south, springing east of Euphrates in the Armeno-Kurdish highlands, and being prolonged into the Aegean Sea by rocky promontories and islands.
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  • The Taurus folds here meet another system which enters the region from the Aegean Sea.
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  • None the less in a war with the Venetians (1172-74), he not only held his ground in Italy but drove his enemies out of the Aegean Sea.
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  • The arrangement is comparable with Santorin in the Aegean Sea.
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  • KAVALA, or Cavalla, a walled town and seaport of European Turkey in the vilayet of Salonica, on the Bay of Kavala, an inlet of the Aegean Sea.
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  • The line of railway between Adrianople and the Aegean Sea has been prejudicial to the transit trade of Gallipoli, and several attempts have been made to obtain concessions for the construction of a railway that would connect this port with the Turkish railway system.
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  • THESSALY, a district of northern Greece, between Macedonia and the more purely Hellenic countries towards the south, and between the upland region of Epirus and the Aegean Sea.
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  • of the Maritza estuary, on the Gulf of Enos, an inlet of the Aegean Sea.
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  • It was bounded by Lydia and Phrygia on the S., by Bithynia on the N.E., and by the Propontis and Aegean Sea on the N.
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  • Ardashir, who was a zealous worshipper of Ahuramazda and in intimate connexion with the magian priests, established the orthodox Zoroastrian creed as the official religion of his new kingdom, persecuted the infidels, and tried to restore the old Persian empire, which under the Achaemenids had extended over the whole of Asia from the Aegean Sea to the Indus.
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  • coast of Asia Minor, adjoining the Aegean Sea and bounded on the E.
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  • busy port on the Aegean Sea.
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  • The city of Izmir is the third largest in turkey and has a busy port on the Aegean Sea.
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  • unruffled surface of the Aegean Sea.
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  • So he held when sailing over the unruffled surface of the Aegean Sea.
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  • It travels throughout the Mediterranean Sea, Canary Islands and the Aegean Sea.
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