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Skyros

, Scyros
a Greek island in the Aegean, the largest island in the N Sporades. Pop.: 2602 (2001). Area: 199 sq. km (77 sq. miles)
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Rupert Brooke is buried in an olive grove on the island of Skyros in Greece.
Pyrrha, we learn, is the young Achilles hiding out on the island of Skyros, dressed in drag and feigning womanhood, and spending his (her) time with the daughters of Lycomedes.
Locations such as E1M3A, Mykonos, Petrokarovo, Santorini, and Skyros in the Aegean Sea and Zakynthos and Kalamata in the Ionian Sea exhibited nearly the same trend with ECS in the monthly variation of wind speed.
The essential love plot is modelled on Statius' recount of Achilles on Skyros quoted by Dante (Purgatory IX.34-42).
Skyros Designs in reduced a matte Charcot to its popular Cantaria dinnerware line, and a lighter gray to Historia.
The area which has Turkey has decided to reserve extends west of Skyros to the of East of Limnos and within the Flight Information Region (FIR) of Athens, essentially splitting the Aegean in two.
and Kahle, H.G.: 2008b, GPS-derived coseismic displacements associated with the 2001 Skyros and 2003 Lefkada earthquakes in Greece.
He is buried in a remote olive grove on the isle of Skyros, Greece.
The second earthquake in the same region is the 1967 Aegean earthquake which was located in the Aegean Sea at the northwest extremity of the Skyros Basin, south of the North Aegean Through.
He died on April 23rd, 1915 at the age of twenty seven and was buried on the Greek Island of Skyros. These were the sentiments and this was the idealism that went into the building of the nation and was the bedrock on which the empire rested.