American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- An island of central Greece in the Aegean Sea east of the mainland. It was settled by Ionian and Thracian colonists and was later controlled by Athens, Rome, Byzantium, Venice, and Turkey before becoming part of Greece in 1830.
- From Ancient Greek Εὔβοια (Euboia). (Wiktionary)
“Philip II's forces in Euboea, Megara, and Byzantium, but subsequently perceived that the Macedonian forces were unconquerable and opted to pursue diplomatic relations with them.”
“The modern appellation of Chalcis, and all Euboea, is derived from its”
“Paros, which had held its triremes back from Xerxes until the outcome of Salamis was clear, yielded to the demand, as did Carystus, a city in southern Euboea.”
“These fleets united off Andros and from there sailed to Euboea, which is only separated by a narrow strait.”
“It was anciently called Euboea, and in near the n coaft of Livadia, ieparated from it by the ftrait of Negropont, over which is a bridge.”
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“Sara Yehoshua (b. 1926 in Chalkis), known as Sarika, at the age of fourteen became a nurse in her native Chalkida, the capital city of the island of Euboea, where wounded soldiers and amputees from the Albanian front were sent.”
“In recent years, she has been occupied with the publication of scientific reports for Euboea since the Palaeolithic period, the Early Helladic Manika, and Hellenistic Amarynthos.”
“Since 1984, she has been a curator in Euboea, running and publishing the results of numerous excavations on the island, as well as in Skyros and east Boeotia.”
“Now from Euboea came Canthus eager for the quest, whom Canethus son of”
“Cecropian land and Aulis inside of Euboea and the Opuntian cities of the”
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