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  • I will vex the broad Aegean sea; and the beach of Myconus and the reefs round Delos, Scyros and Lemnos too, and the cliffs of Caphareus shall be strown with many a corpse.

    The Trojan Women

  • I will vex the broad Aegean sea; and the beach of Myconus and the reefs round Delos, Scyros and Lemnos too, and the cliffs of Caphareus shall be strown with many a corpse.

    The Trojan Women

  • The same fate befell Scyros, an island in the Aegean inhabited by Dolopes; this they colonised themselves.

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • Achilles was sent by his mother Thetis to the island of Scyros in the Aegean sea

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • As they put out from Mysia a storm comes on them and scatters them, and Achilles first puts in at Scyros and married Deidameia, the daughter of Lycomedes, and then heals Telephus, who had been led by an oracle to go to Argos, so that he might be their guide on the voyage to Ilium.

    Hesiod, Homeric Hymns, and Homerica

  • And though it gall thee to be told so, albeit thy city in Laconia is no doubt mighty fact, yet thou findest no place for his Scyros, displaying wealth 'midst poverty and setting Menelaus above

    Andromache

  • Imbros, and Scyros, which three are to belong to Athens as of yore.

    Hellenica

  • And though it gall thee to be told so, albeit thy city in Laconia is no doubt mighty fact, yet thou findest no place for his Scyros, displaying wealth 'midst poverty and setting Menelaus above

    Andromache

  • Samos and the shady hills of Ida, in Scyros and Phocaea and the high hill of Autocane and fair-lying Imbros and smouldering Lemnos and rich Lesbos, home of Macar, the son of Aeolus, and Chios, brightest of all the isles that lie in the sea, and craggy Mimas and the heights of Corycus and gleaming Claros and the sheer hill of Aesagea and watered Samos and the steep heights of Mycale, in

    Hesiod, Homeric Hymns, and Homerica

  •     Left is Scyros afar, and Phthia's bowery Tempe,

    Poems and Fragments

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