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  • IONIA, in ancient geography, the name given to a portion of the W.
  • Without assigning any definite date, we may say that recent research has tended to support the popular Greek idea that Ionia received its main Greek element rather late - after the descent of the Dorians, and, therefore, after any part of the Aegean period.
  • The only Aegean objects yet found (1910) in or near Ionia are some sherds of the very latest Minoan age at Miletus.
  • Ionia was of small extent, not exceeding 90 geographical miles in length from N.
  • With the advantage of a peculiarly fine climate, for which this part of Asia Minor has been famous in all ages, Ionia enjoyed the reputation in ancient times of being the most fertile of all the rich provinces of Asia Minor; and even in modern times, though very imperfectly cultivated, it produces abundance of fruit of all kinds, and the raisins and figs of Smyrna supply almost all the markets of Europe.

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