Euboea


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Euboea,

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or Euboea
, island (1991 pop. 205,502), 1,467 sq mi (3,800 sq km), SE Greece, separated from Boeotia and Attica on the Greek mainland by the Évripos strait. Khalkís is the main city and the administrative center.
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Euboea

an island in the W Aegean Sea: the largest island after Crete of the Greek archipelago; linked with the mainland by a bridge across the Euripus channel. Capital: Chalcis. Pop.: 198 130 (2001). Area: 3908 sq. km (1509 sq. miles)
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In the first year of the war Athens had fortified the island of Atalante off the Opuntian coast to prevent leistikoi from sailing out of Opus and the rest of Locris and attacking Euboea.
That city is another coastal area on the island Euboea, to the west of the fishing town Amarynthos.
In 323 Alexander died, and when the anti-Macedonian faction gained strength in Athens, Aristotle found it expedient to leave and moved to Chalcis in Euboea where he died the following year.
Ceramicists in key areas like Boeotia have relied on stratified typologies from distant sites like Pevkakia-Magula in Thessaly and Lerna in the Argolid, or on material from partially published sites such as Lefkandi on Euboea in order to interpret unstratified material.
The programmes will involve the deployment of the gas network in mainland Greece's most Southern region, either the Peloponnese region or the Euboea island by connecting the main gas transportation system allowing for a regular supply in the South of the country where the main centres of consumption are located.
Two of his newest acquisitions are websites devoted to the Greek islands of Antiparos and Euboea.
The Argives had arrived with the crew of the Paralos, who had then been ordered by the Four Hundred to sail around Euboea on a troop-carrier.
he left the Lyceum and took refuge in Chalcis on the island of Euboea.
The first chapter of Part II, which looks at the great number of references to Boeotia and Boeotians in the Alexandra, also supports the Author's opinion that the poet who composed this text was the known tragedian, who came from Chalcis in Euboea, and not a different "Lycophron".
John the Russian in Neo Prokopi (New Prokopi) on the island of Euboea in Greece, a popular site for pilgrimage.
Having seen Delphi, Cyriacus headed for Athens, stopping at Thebes and detouring to the island of Euboea so as to look for Eretria, one of the chief maritime states of ancient Greece.