If it proves anything, it proves that Cynaethus, who was a Chian and a rhapsodist, made no claim to Homeric descent.
The slave-markets of Egypt and Tunis were glutted with Chian captives.
Tocktamish poured half a flagon of Chian wine into a tall Venetian beaker and drank it off by way of whetting his appetite.
I want the fig of Chios, not a flavorless fig; and in you this Chian fig is flavorless.
Koraes, known as the legislator of the Greek language, was born in 1748, of Chian parents settled at Smyrna.
Dice, Chian, and the loveliest Greek singing girl that was ever seen.
Hence we may most naturally account for the belief that Homer was a Chian.
When I was a long-haired boy, for I lived a Chian life from my youth up, my master's minion died.
From this ancient villany of the Chians the proverb arose, "The Chian hath bought himself a master."
Then a procession of slaves brought in Caecuban and Chian wines, accompanied with cheesecakes, fish, and apples.
"pertaining to the Greek island of Chios," 1630s. The island name is of uncertain origin, perhaps related to Greek khion "snow."