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Sal·a·mis 1

 (săl′ə-mĭs, sä′lä-mēs′)
An island of Greece in the Saronic Gulf east of Athens. In an important naval battle off the island's northeast coast the Greeks, led by Themistocles, defeated the Persian fleet in 480 bc.

Sal·a·mis 2

 (săl′ə-mĭs, sä′lä-mēs′)
An ancient city of eastern Cyprus. According to tradition, it was founded c. 1180 bc by Teucer, a hero of the Trojan War, and was visited by Saint Paul during his first missionary journey. The city was abandoned after ad 648.
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(Placename) an island in the Saronic Gulf, Greece: scene of the naval battle in 480 bc, in which the Greeks defeated the Persians. Pop (municipality): 28 423 (2001). Area: 95 sq km (37 sq miles). Modern Greek name: Salamina
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(ˈsæl ə mɪs, ˌsɑ lɑˈmis)

1. an island off the SE coast of Greece, W of Athens, in the Gulf of Aegina; 39 sq. mi. (101 sq. km).
2. an ancient city on Cyprus, in the E Mediterranean: the apostle Paul made his first missionary journey to Salamis. Acts 13:5.
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2011 - After 18 goals in 50 games he joins another Cypriot side, Nea Salamina Famagusta, but the move is a disaster and he makes just three starts.
Este estudio trata de exponer las bases de lo que el propio autor denomina "relato real," con especial atencion a la obra Soldados de Salamina (2001) -pues puede considerarse la primera novela donde el concepto se muestra mas explicitamente- y en relacion con las ideas de verdad ficcional y verdad metafisicamente entendida.
The huge success of Soldados de Salamina (Soldiers of Salamina), published in 2001, positioned Cercas among the most read and translated contemporary writers in his country and abroad.
To the north across the bay are the blurred outlines of the Attica and Salamina mountains; to the south are olive groves and low terraced hills, their long borders of stone rubble walls evidence of uninterrupted settlement since antiquity.