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Ae·gi·na

 (ĭ-jī′nə)
An island off southeast Greece in the Saronic Gulf of the Aegean Sea near Athens. It was a prosperous maritime city-state in the fifth century bc but declined after its defeat by Athens and the expulsion of its population. The first Greek coins were struck here.

Aegina

(iːˈdʒaɪnə)
n
1. (Placename) an island in the Aegean Sea, in the Saronic Gulf. Area: 85 sq km (33 sq miles)
2. (Placename) a town on the coast of this island: a city-state of ancient Greece
3. (Placename) Gulf of Aegina another name for Saronic Gulf
Greek name: Aiyina

Ae•gi•na

(iˈdʒaɪ nə, ɪˈdʒi-)

n.
1. an island in the Saronic Gulf. 32 sq. mi. (83 sq. km).
2. a seaport on this island. 6333. Modern Greek, Aíyina.
Ae•gi•ne•tan (ˌi dʒəˈnit n) adj.
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The men of Argos, again, and those who held the walls of Tiryns, with Hermione, and Asine upon the gulf; Troezene, Eionae, and the vineyard lands of Epidaurus; the Achaean youths, moreover, who came from Aegina and Mases; these were led by Diomed of the loud battle-cry, and Sthenelus son of famed Capaneus.
Of the different sorts of the first are husbandmen, artificers, exchange-men, who are employed in buying and selling, seamen, of which some are engaged in war, some in traffic, some in carrying goods and passengers from place to place, others in fishing, and of each of these there are often many, as fishermen at Tarentum and Byzantium, masters of galleys at Athens, merchants at AEgina and Chios, those who let ships on freight at Tenedos; we may add to these those who live by their manual labour and have but little property; so that they cannot live without some employ: and also those who are not free-born on both sides, and whatever other sort of common people there may be.
55-62) And from Salamis Aias, blameless warrior, sought her to wife, and offered fitting gifts, even wonderful deeds; for he said that he would drive together and give the shambling oxen and strong sheep of all those who lived in Troezen and Epidaurus near the sea, and in the island of Aegina and in Mases, sons of the Achaeans, and shadowy Megara and frowning Corinthus, and Hermione and Asine which lie along the sea; for he was famous with the long spear.
Sesame Honey Energy Bars:" --Traditionally known as "Pasteli," these bars are dairy-free and contain only a few ingredients including, roasted sesame seeds, Greek honey, pistachios from Aegina Island or orange peel, respectively.
NOON An hour boat ride would take me to the island of Aegina then I'd get a taxi to Agia marina.
In the latest offering, Ariadne must undertake a journey to Telemon's homeland of Aegina as plans for the royal wedding progress.
and midnight, BBCA) As plans progress for the royal wedding, Jason fears for Ariadne's safety when she travels to Telemon's homeland of Aegina.
In the latest offering, Ariadne (Aiysha Hart) must undertake a journey to Telemon's (Clive Standen) homeland of Aegina as plans for the royal wedding progress.
14]C dating of the Early to Late Bronze Age stratigraphic sequence of Aegina Kolonna, Greece.
Now here, her autumn-winter collection is ready, with a focus on wearable dresses for the city's working women, like the cowl-neck Aegina (Dh425) or the tailored Betty (Dh675).
Traditionally known as "Pasteli," these bars are dairy-free and contain only a few ingredients, including roasted sesame seeds, Greek honey, pistachios from Aegina Island or orange peel, respectively.
SHORT HAUL Greek Islands - 7nt B&B trip on skippered yacht to Hydra, Nafplio and Aegina on Aug 23 for PS548pp (saves 40%).