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After the Sigeian promontory, and the Achilleium, is the coast opposite to Tenedos, the Achæïum, and Tenedos itself, distant not more than 40 stadia from the continent. It is about 80 stadia in circumference. It contains an Æolian city, and has two harbours, and a temple of Apollo Smintheus, as the poet testifies;

“ Smintheus, thou that reignest over Tenedos.1

Il. i. 38.
There are several small islands around it, and two in particular, called Calydne,2 situated in the course of the voyage to Lectum. There are some writers who call Tenedos Calydna, and others Leucophrys.3 There are other small islands around it besides these. They lay near the scene of the fable about Tennes, from whom the island has its name, and of the story of Cycnus, a Thracian by descent, and father, according to some writers, of Tennes, and king of Colonæ.

1 Il. i. 38.

2 There are no islands to the south of Tenedos,—that is, between Tenedos and Cape Lectum (Baba). The state of the text might induce us to suppose that, instead of Lectum, Strabo wrote Sigeum. Then the Calydne islands would answer to the Mauro islands or to the isles des Lapins.—Gossellin.

3 Called also Lyrnessa and Phœnice. The first of these names is the sane as that of one of the 12 towns on the continent sacked by Achilles. The name Phœnice was given to it probably by a Phoenician colony. Leucolphrys, (white brows,) from the colour of the coast.

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