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  • PATMOS, an island in the east of the Aegean Sea, one of the group of the Sporades, about 28 m.
  • Patmos is mentioned first by Thucydides (iii.
  • The Acts of St John, attributed to Prochorus, narrates the miracles wrought by the apostle during his stay on the island, but, strangely enough, while describing how the Gospel was revealed to him in Patmos, it does not so much as mention the Apocalypse.
  • During the dark ages Patmos seems to have been entirely deserted, probably on account of the pirates.
  • This was the origin of the monastery of St John, which now owns the greater part of the southern half of Patmos, as well as farms in Crete, Samos and other neighbouring islands.

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