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LI´CHADES (αἱ Λιχάδες), a group of three small islands between. the promontory of Cenaeum. in Euboea and that of Cnemides in Loeris. They are said to have derived their name from Lichas, who was here thrown into the sea by Hercules, when he was suffering from the poisoned garment.. (Strab. i. p.60, ix. p. 426; Plin. Nat. 4.12. s. 20; Leake, Northern Greece, vol. ii. p. 177.)

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