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  • CYTHERA (mod.
  • Cerigo, but still officially known as Cythera), one of the Ionian islands, situated not less than i 50 m.
  • In the church of St Kosmas are preserved some of the archaic Doric columns of the famous temple of Aphrodite of Cythera, whose worship had been introduced from Syria, and ultimately spread over Greece.
  • At a very early date Cythera was the seat of a Phoenician settlement, established in connexion with the purple fishery of the neighbouring coast; it is said that it was therefore called Porphyris (cf.
  • Laconia has few good harbours, nor are there any islands lying off its shores with the exception of Cythera (Cerigo), S.

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