Hermoupolis


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Hermoupolis

(hɜːˈmuːpəlɪs)
n
(Placename) a port in Greece, capital of Cyclades department, on the E coast of Syros Island. Pop: (municipality): 13 496 (2001). Modern Greek name: Ermoupoli
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Mediterranean Wooden Shipbuilding: Economy, Technology and Institutions in Syros in the Nineteenth Century follows the emergence of shipbuilding in the city of Hermoupolis, the capital of the island of Syros in Greece and center of transit trade during the Greek War of Independence, to the present day.
29) mentions that Apollos of Hermoupolis became famous and ruled 'beaucoup de moines', to which Bidez & Hansen 2005:393 n.
243 The small city of Hermoupolis is the chief town of Syros, and capital and heart of the Cyclades in the Aegean Sea.