- a Greek island in the Cyclades, in the SW Aegean: site of an oracle of Apollo.
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Historical Examples of delos
Has the ship6 arrived from Delos, on the arrival of which I must die?
Thus it was not unreasonable that Delos should be moved, which was before unmoved.
Now in this Island of Delos there lived also the lady named Leto.Museum of Antiquity
L. W. Yaggy
But much more about them is reported by the people of Delos than by any others.
It was to this Delos that Datis determined to restore the golden statue.Darius the Great
- a Greek island in the SW Aegean Sea, in the Cyclades: a commercial centre in ancient times; the legendary birthplace of Apollo and Artemis. Area: about 5 sq km (2 sq miles)Modern Greek name: Dhílos