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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As for the third match, the paper simply reported that it had been "very evenly contested." (34) In the other two matches Cathedral Works played during its brief existence, it defeated the Victoria Rangers and a team from HMS Tenedos by scores of 2-0 and 5-0, respectively.
1982) and Bozcaada (Tenedos in Greek) and Gokceada (Imbros in Greek) Islands belonging to Turkey (Sozen et al.
Geological, archaeological and historical features of Biga and Gallipoli peninsulas with Gokgeada, Tenedos and TavSan islands.
Greeks of ystanbul, and those living on Imbros and Tenedos (GE[micro]kceada and Bozcaada), were miraculously exempt from this forced exile and remained in Turkey as citizens of Turkey.
Terence Spencer observes that "a considerable number of Shakespeare's contemporaries had visited Troy (at least, they visited what were supposed to be the ruins of Homer's Troy; they were really standing on St Paul's Alexandra Troas ...)" because "nearly every boat that went to Constantinople had to wait off Tenedos, days or even weeks, for a favourable wind in order to navigate the Dardanelles and the Propontis." (14) So it was common knowledge that early modern Turkey contained the geographical location of ancient Troy, even if the idea of a continuity between the two was culturally unpalatable.
(64.) A possible timeline: the horse is brought in (2.234-45); Helen leads the dance line and gives the signal (6.515-9); some Greeks head from Tenedos, others emerge from the horse (2.254-64); while Deiphobus sleeps, Helen invites Menelaus in (6.520-7); meanwhile Aeneas is asleep and sees Hector's ghost (2.268-97); Aeneas wakes up, heads to the roof, and sees Deiphobus's house on fire (2.302-11); Aeneas sees Pyrrhus, Agamemnon, and Menelaus (2.499-500), watches Priam die (2.550-4), and then sees Helen at Vesta's temple (2.567-88).
The recent five-volume Iliad commentary from Cambridge University Press summarizes Achilles' operations as extending over Lesbos (9.129), Skuros (9.668), Tenedos (11.625), Lurnessos (2.690,19.60, 20.92, 191), Pedasos (20.92), Thebes (1.366, 2.691) and concludes that, "All the booty in the Greek camp has been captured by Akhille-us ...." (Hainsworth 75 ad II.
While on the way back home, Decatur and his crew were attacked by the British frigates HMS Endymion, Pomone, Majestic, and Tenedos, said Parmer.