（Δόνυσα) or Donusia (Δονουσία). One of the smaller Sporades in the Aegaean Sea near
Naxos. It produced green marble, whence Vergil calls the island viridis.
Under the Roman emperors it was used as a place of banishment.
Harry Thurston Peck. Harpers Dictionary of Classical Antiquities. New York. Harper and Brothers. 1898.
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