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Ancient place-names

Mosychlus mountain

Mosychlus. A mountain in Lemnos regarded by the ancients as a volcano.


Neae (Neai), a small island near Lemnos, in which Philoctetes, according to some authorities, was bitten by a water-snake. (Steph. B. s. v.; comp. Antig. Caryst. Mirab. c. 9.) Pliny places it between Lemnos and the Hellespont (ii. 87. s. 89). It is called in the charts Stratia, and by the modern Greeks Hagios strategos, the holy warrior, that is, St. Michael. (Walpole, Travels, &c. p. 55.)

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