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 (kär′pə-thŏs′, -pä-thôs′)
An island of southeast Greece in the Dodecanese Islands of the Aegean Sea between Crete and Rhodes. It was controlled at various times by Venice, Turkey, and Italy before passing to Greece in 1947.
References in classic literature ?
It was indeed the ancient abode of Proteus, the old shepherd of Neptune's flocks, now the Island of Scarpanto, situated between Rhodes and Crete.
4) According to Theodor Gaster, the place-name Caphtor likely derives from a single Aegean island, Carpathos, the modern Scarpanto.
Petrozzi L, Lucetti C, Scarpanto R, Gambaccini G, Trippi F, Bernardini S, et al.