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Κέως) or Cea. An island in the Aegean Sea, now Zea: one of the Cyclades (q.v.), between the Attic promontory Sunium and the island Cythnus, celebrated for its fertile soil and its genial climate. Its chief town was Iulis, the birthplace of Simonides, whence we read of the Ceae munera neniae (Hor. Carm. ii. 1.38).

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