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The wave-stirring easter, a tempestuous wind which came down on Paul's ship on the south shore of Crete, and at length wrecked her upon Malta, Acts 27:1-44 . The small island Clauda, south of which she passed, and the "Syrtis" on the African coast, into which the seamen feared she would be driven, Acts 27:17 , lay southwest of Crete. The result shows that the general course of the wind was east- northeast. It would now be called there a Levanter.

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These files are public domain and are a derivative of the topics are from American Tract Society Bible Dictionary published in 1859.

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Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Euroclydon'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. 1859.

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