Tenedos


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Tenedos,

Turkey: see BozcaadaBozcaada
or Tenedos
, island, 15 sq mi (39 sq km), NW Turkey, in the Aegean Sea. Bozcaada produces wines, figs, and herbs. The strategically located island was a station of the Greek fleet during the Trojan War. Xerxes used it (5th cent. B.C.
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Tenedos

an island in the NE Aegean, near the entrance to the Dardanelles: in Greek legend the base of the Greek fleet during the siege of Troy
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The Ajax, named after the Greek hero at the legendary siege of Troy, accidentally burned and was lost on Valentine's Day, February 14, 1807 - curiously enough off the island of Tenedos off the Turkish coast opposite Troy.
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The sarcasm can be biting and effective but occasionally jars, for example: `The British and French ships left their anchorages around Tenedos and steamed towards the Dardanelles at 10.
However, Greek sovereignty over the islands of the Eastern Aegean, whose population had been uninterruptedly Greek since ancient times, was confirmed with the exception of the Dodecanese islands, which were given to Italy, and the islands of Tenedos, Imbros, and the Rabbit Islands, located near the entrance of the Dardanelles, which were retained by Turkey.
Moreover, by the provisions of the Lausanne Treaty, Turkey has renounced any claims over islands lying beyond three nautical miles from its continental coastline with the exception of Imbros, Tenedos, and the Rabbit islands.
Thus, we learn for 1176/1763, for instance, little more than that a respondent, one Tatar Ali Efendi, was banished to the island of Tenedos for calling the lecturer "mindless," an unacceptable breach of etiquette in the sultan's presence.
Four months later, Commander Charles Rumney Samson moved a motley collection of men and machines to the vine-choked island of Tenedos, in the Dardanelles, where they lived in packing cases, which some pilots swore were more airworthy than their aircraft.