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 (tĕn′ĭ-dŏs′, -ĭ-dōs′, -ə-thôs)


(Placename) an island in the NE Aegean, near the entrance to the Dardanelles: in Greek legend the base of the Greek fleet during the siege of Troy. Modern Turkish name: Bozcaada


(ˌboʊz dʒɑ ɑˈdɑ, -dʒɑˈdɑ)

an island in the NE Aegean, near the entrance to the Dardanelles. Ancient, Tenedos.
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When we reached Tenedos we offered sacrifices to the gods, for we were longing to get home; cruel Jove, however, did not yet mean that we should do so, and raised a second quarrel in the course of which some among us turned their ships back again, and sailed away under Ulysses to make their peace with Agamemnon; but I, and all the ships that were with me pressed forward, for I saw that mischief was brewing.
Hear me," he cried, "O god of the silver bow, that protectest Chryse and holy Cilla and rulest Tenedos with thy might, hear me oh thou of Sminthe.
13) as analysed by Proclus was very similar to Vergil's version in "Aeneid" ii, comprising the episodes of the wooden horse, of Laocoon, of Sinon, the return of the Achaeans from Tenedos, the actual Sack of Troy, the division of spoils and the burning of the city.
Involuntarily the names of Naxos, Tenedos, and Carpathos, rise before the mind, and we seek vainly for Ulysses' vessel or the "clipper" of the Argonauts.
Geological, archaeological and historical features of Biga and Gallipoli peninsulas with Gokgeada, Tenedos and TavSan islands.
Greeks of ystanbul, and those living on Imbros and Tenedos (GE[micro]kceada and Bozcaada), were miraculously exempt from this forced exile and remained in Turkey as citizens of Turkey.
While on the way back home, Decatur and his crew were attacked by the British frigates HMS Endymion, Pomone, Majestic, and Tenedos, said Parmer.
Richmond 12 whales, Majestic 6, Benjamin Morgan 6, Paulina 10, Fortune 6, Hibernia 3, Hawaii 1; in Weather Bay--Reindeer 8, Rambler 8, Addison 8, Scotland 5, Massachusetts (of Nantucket) 7, Levi Starbuck 5, Benjamin Rush (no report), Euphrates (no report), Dromo 8, Tenedos 6, Hercules 4.
Even the fact that the allegations were made by Turkey in an act of retaliation, after it had been condemned of violating the rights of the dwindling Greek populations on Imvros and Tenedos, does not make Pourgourides a traitor as his detractors implied.