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Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible

Chios

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CHIOS . An island in the Ægean Sea opposite the Ionian peninsula in Asia Minor. In the 5th cent. b.c. the inhabitants were the richest of all the Greeks. The city was distinguished in literature also, and claimed to be the birth-place of Homer. Up to the time of Vespasian it was, under the Roman Empire, a free State. The chief city was also named Chios. St. Paul passed it on his last voyage in the Ægean Sea ( Acts 20:15 ).

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Hastings, James. Entry for 'Chios'. Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/hdb/c/chios.html. 1909.

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