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TRA´GIA (Τραγία), also called Tragiae (Τραγίαι), Tragia, Tragaeae (Τραγαῖαι), or Tragaea (Τραγαία), a small island off the south coast of Samos, near which Pericles, in B.C. 440, defeated the Samians in a naval engagement. (Thuc. 1.116; Plin. Nat. 4.71, 5.135; Plut. Per. 25; Strab. xiii. p.635; Steph. B. sub voce Τραγαία.) Respecting the Tragasaeae Salinae, see HALESION


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    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.116
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