DIA (Δία), a small island which lies 40 stadia (Stadiasm.) from the Heracleium of Cnossus in Crete (Strab. x. p.484; Plin. Nat. 4.20); the modern Standia. (Map of Crete, Mus. Class. Antiq. vol. ii. p. 308.) [E.B.J]
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