) or Cea.
An island in the
Aegean Sea, now Zea: one of the Cyclades
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
Carm. ii. 1.38