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See Aeolis.


(ˈi ə lɪs)

also Aeolia

an ancient coastal region and Greek colony in NW Asia Minor: settled by Aeolians.
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Noun1.Aeolia - an ancient coastal region of northwestern Asia Minor (including Lesbos) where the Aeolians founded several cities around 1100 BC
Anatolia, Asia Minor - a peninsula in southwestern Asia that forms the Asian part of Turkey
Lesbos, Lesvos, Mytilene - an island of eastern Greece in the eastern Aegean Sea; in antiquity it was famous for lyric poetry
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He began his journey from Aeolia to Ithaca over again although
I recalled vividly at that moment the last lines of the book Aeolia by Elias Venezis (a famous Greek author).
The Phaeacian king and queen and the royal family of Aeolia both practice incest, a source of sterility in many cases, if not in theirs; according to Stith Thompson (v.