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At the battle of Salamis, that navy had entrapped and smashed the Persian fleet.
In 410 B.C., some seven decades after their defeat at Salamis, the Persians jumped back into the “great game” of Aegean rivalry.
Cicero tells us how no less austere a patriot than Brutus thus exacted from the town of Salamis in Cyprus, 48 per cent.Early Britain--Roman Britain|Edward Conybeare
After this, stirring up strife he was worsted and went as an exile to Samos, and his mother to Salamis in Cyprus.The History Of Herodotus|Herodotus
St. Barnabas afterwards suffered martyrdom in Salamis, where he was burnt to death.Cyprus|Franz von Lher
When Mardonius made a second incursion into the country of Attica, the people passed over again into the isle of Salamis.The Boys' and Girls' Plutarch|Plutarch
The remainder of his men were landed and marched towards the city of Salamis, on which they made an assault.Historic Tales, vol 10 (of 15)|Charles Morris
British Dictionary definitions for salamis (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for salamis (2 of 2)
Word Origin for salami
Word Origin and History for salamis
"salted, flavored Italian sausage," 1852, from Italian salami, plural of salame "spiced pork sausage," from Vulgar Latin *salamen, from *salare "to salt," from Latin sal (genitive salis) "salt" (see salt (n.)).