Zacynthus


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Zacynthus,

Greece: see ZákinthosZákinthos
or Zante
, Lat. Zacynthus, island (1991 pop. 32,556), c.157 sq mi (407 sq km), W Greece, in the Ionian Sea; one of the Ionian Islands. The chief town is Zákinthos, a port and trade center and the capital of Zákinthos prefecture.
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Nor does the matter end simply with grief for the loss of my father; heaven has laid sorrows upon me of yet another kind; for the chiefs from all our islands, Dulichium, Same, and the woodland island of Zacynthus, as also all the principal men of Ithaca itself, are eating up my house under the pretext of paying their court to my mother, who will neither point blank say that she will not marry, {7} nor yet bring matters to an end; so they are making havoc of my estate, and before long will do so also with myself.
Ulysses led the brave Cephallenians, who held Ithaca, Neritum with its forests, Crocylea, rugged Aegilips, Samos and Zacynthus, with the mainland also that was over against the islands.
And at the time when she was making for Pherae, exulting in the breeze from Zeus, there appeared to them below the clouds the steep mountain of Ithaca, and Dulichium and Same and wooded Zacynthus.
VVDAVID O'Meara can coax more from recent Ayr winner Zacynthus 8.
05pm Zacynthus No No Mac Irish Saint Liberty Red Barrakilla Mystery Drama Woodford County The Hon Urubu d'Irlande Bincombe Horizontal Speed 2.
Under Pericles, the Athenians also sought to bottle up Corinth and secure their lines of communications to Corcyra and beyond by gaining control of low-hanging fruit--islands off the coast of the Peloponnesus like Zacynthus and Cephallenia (2.
Those for the drop are Hoof It, Captain Ramius, Louis The Pious, Dr Red Eye, Rodrigo De Torres, Summerinthecity and Zacynthus.
Luca Cumani, trainer of Danadana (see story below) Kirthill, Summit Surge, Indian Jack and Zacynthus "Kirthill won over a mile and a half at York last time and we fear the Cambridgeshire will be too short for him, so he'll go to Newbury for a big handicap the week before.
Zacynthus bounced back to form in the Shirley Gill Memorial Handicap on his first run for Luca Cumani yesterday.
Don't underestimate ZACYNTHUS in the one-mile handicap (4.
As usual the weather was as mixed as the sweets on the Naughty But Nice stall, but Patrick Hills shrugged off the cloudburst that hit the course during the 7f handicap to register a belated first win of the season on Zacynthus.
The run continued on Thursday when the unbeaten Wootton Bassett and Forjatt made it a one-two for the stallion in a conditions race at Doncaster, rounding off a week in which another son of Iffraaj, Zacynthus, finished third in a Listed event at Longchamp.