（Ἴος). An island in the Aegean Sea, to the north of
Thera. Here, according to some accounts, Homer was interred (Pliny
H. N. iv. 12). It was also said that the poet's mother was a native of
this island. The modern name is Nio.
Harry Thurston Peck. Harpers Dictionary of Classical Antiquities. New York. Harper and Brothers. 1898.
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