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  • proper n. A sea in the northeastern part of the Mediterranean.

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  • n. an arm of the Mediterranean between Greece and Turkey; a main trade route for the ancient civilizations of Crete and Greece and Rome and Persia


Via Latin Aegaeus, from Ancient Greek Αἰγαῖος (Aigaios). (Wiktionary)


  • Another possibility is the Odrysians, a people of southeastern Thrace, located between the Aegean Sea and the Rhodope Mountains.

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  • Also by the discovery of the flutes (from the wing bones of the red-crowned crane) and tortoiseshell drums at Jiahu, China (7000 to 5800 bc), and a triangular-shaped lyre on a statue at Keros in the Aegean Sea (2700 bc).



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