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Lemnos, from a map of Greek and Phoenician Settlements in the Mediterranean Basin about 550 B.C.

Lemnos, from a map of Greek and Phoenician Settlements in the Mediterranean Basin about 550 B.C.

Perry-Castañeda Library Historical Atlas by William R. Shepherd http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/
Lemnos is an island in the North Aegean Sea. In Greek mythology, Lemnos is where Hephaestus landed when he was hurled from Mt. Olympus. It is also the island where the infamous (Lemnian) women murdered all their husbands and where the wounded Philoctetes was left behind, by the Greeks bound for Troy.

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