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  • proper n. An island in the Aegean Sea.


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  • We were on the island of Ios most of the time, but we did spend a few days in hot, dirty, crowded Athens.

    The dirty old pigeon man «

  • I think I have mentioned before that the last time I danced in public was at a small bar on the Greek Island of Ios in 1998ish, when a Scandinavian goddess in a painted blue dress sidled over and whispered in my ear: do yourself a favour, sweetie, and never, ever again do whatever it is that you are doing.

    blog: Lithuanian people with no rhythm

  • Looking at your Flickr pics was like going through my own photo albums -- I also had brushes with death in Ios, rode elephants and posed with Karen people in Thailand, and grinned wildly outside of Pubs in Europe.

    blog: Life, Still

  • We were on the island of Ios most of the time, but we ...

    March « 2008 «

  • Hearing this, it is said, he hesitated to go to Ios, and remained in the region where he was.

    Hesiod, Homeric Hymns, and Homerica

  • The poet sailed to Ios, after the assembly was broken up, to join Creophylus, and stayed there some time, being now an old man.

    Hesiod, Homeric Hymns, and Homerica

  • We visited Athens, many of the islands including Corfu, Ios, Spetstes and Santorini at right.

    Ten Things Tuesday: Travel « The Life and Times of Organic Mama

  • Ios, now Ino, where he fell extremely ill, and died.

    The Odyssey of Homer

  • Charidemus, by occasion of a horse falling down at the gate, which hindered the Trojans, so that they could not shut them soon enough; and of two cities which take their names from the most agreeable odoriferous plants, Ios and Smyrna, the one from a violet, the other from myrrh, the poet Homer is reported to have been born in the one, and to have died in the other.

    The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans

  • Located on the island's San Andrea acropolis, a rocky plateau overlooking the Aegean and the islands of Ios and Syros, the site was first examined more than 25 years ago.

    Mycenaean Citadel Investigated


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