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Phaistos

[ fahy-stuhs ]
/ ˈfaɪ stəs /
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noun
an ancient city in S central Crete: site of Minoan palace; Linear A tablets and important pottery objects unearthed here.
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How to use Phaistos in a sentence

  • V 43 ff., where the Cretan leader Idomeneus is represented as slaying a man named Phaistos (Φαῖστος).

    The Heroic Age|H. Munro Chadwick
  • Now there was in Crete a well-known city called Phaistos (Φαιστός).

    The Heroic Age|H. Munro Chadwick
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