Sentence Examples


  • The chief cleruchies of Pericles are: Thracian Chersonese (453-452), Lemnos and Imbros, Andros, Naxos and Eretria (before 447); ' Brea in Thrace (446); Oreus (445); Amisus and Astacus in the Black Sea (after 440); Aegina (431).
  • AEGINA (Egina or Engia), an island of Greece in the Saronic Gulf, 20 M.
  • Tradition derives the name from Aegina, the mother of Aeacus, who was born in and ruled the island.
  • In shape Aegina is triangular, 8 m.
  • The chief town is Aegina, situated at the north-west end of the island, the summer residence of many Athenian merchants.