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  • Except that sea is an English term, not the thalassa that Plato knew, so what makes it a more natural word for the waters of the ocean than the Greek or, for that matter, the Arabic al bahr or the French la mer, or indeed any other of the hundreds of terms for the sea that exist among the myriad languages spoken around the globe?

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  • Except that sea is an English term, not the thalassa that Plato knew, so what makes it a more natural word for the waters of the ocean than the Greek or, for that matter, the Arabic al bahr or the French la mer, or indeed any other of the hundreds of terms for the sea that exist among the myriad languages spoken around the globe?

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  • Double seaview rooms start at www. thalassa.com.cy

    Aphrodite Casts Her Love Spell

  • Increasingly Displaced: Thalassa, thalassa skip to main

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  • Smith's _Bible Dictionary_ discusses learnedly the name of this curious gulf, written [Greek: ae eruthra thalassa] in the Septuagint.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 12, No. 28, July, 1873

  • : [Greek: pasa de gaia sethen plaeres kai pasa thalassa] and Philo, De V.Mos. ii.

    Josephus

  • : [Greek: pasa de gaia sethen plaeres kai pasa thalassa] and Philo, De V.Mos. ii.

    Josephus

  • 'I marked this text when all my menfolk were slain: [Greek: pleiê men gar gaia, pleiê de thalassa] so I have laughed ever since.'

    Privy Seal His Last Venture

  • {Pasa thalassa thalassa}, "everywhere the sea is the sea," wails Aristagoras, [31] past the perilous Cyclades and the foaming narrows of the Hellespont only to be drowned in a little Locrian harbour; the very sound of the words echoes the heavy wash of blind waves and the hissing of eternal foam.

    Select Epigrams from the Greek Anthology

  • (Thettaly, forsooth!), _thalassa_ is now _mare clausum_ to me; he will not leave me a poor garden-herb like _seutlion_, I have never a

    Works of Lucian of Samosata — Volume 01

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