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AEGI´LIA (Αἰγιλία).


Or AEGILUS ( Αἵγτλος, Theocr. 1.147: Eth. Αἰγιλιεύς), a demus in Attica belonging to the tribe Antiochis, situated on the western coast between Lamptra and Sphettus. It was celebrated for its figs. (Αἰγιλίδες ἰσχάδες, Athen. p. 652e.; Theocr. l.c.) It is placed by Leake at Tzuréla, the site of a ruined village on the shore, at the foot of Mt. Elymbo. (Strab. p. 398 Harpocrat., Steph. B. sub voce Leake, Demi, p. 61.)


Or AEGILEIA (Αἰγίλεια, a small island off the western coast of Euboea, and near the town of Styra, to which it belonged. Here the Persians left the captive Eretrians, before they crossed over to Marathon, B.C. 490. (Hdt. 6.101, 107.)


Or AEGILA (Αἴγιγα: Cerigotto), a small island between Cythera and Crete. (Plut. Cleom. 31; Steph. B. sub voce Plin. Nat. 4.12. s. 19.)

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    • Herodotus, Histories, 6.101
    • Herodotus, Histories, 6.107
    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 4.12
    • Plutarch, Cleomenes, 31
    • Athenaeus, of Naucratis, Deipnosophistae, 14
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