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Salamis is an ancient Greek city-state on the east coast of Cyprus, at the mouth of the river Pedieos, 6 km north of modern Famagusta. According to tradition the founder of Salamis was Teucer, son of Telamon, who could not return home after the Trojan war because he had failed to avenge his brother Ajax.

  • also known as Salamis, Cyprus
  • part of Cyprus


  1. Salamis is a genus of nymphalid butterflies. They are commonly known as Mother-of-Pearls and are found in Africa. The name Salamis was a nymph in Greek mythology, the daughter of the river god Asopus and Metope, daughter of the Ladon, another river god.
  2. Salamis was a nymph in Greek mythology, the daughter of the river god Asopus and Metope, daughter of the Ladon, another river god. She was carried away by Poseidon to the island which was named after her, whereupon she bore the god a son Cychreus who became king of the island.

Phrases with Salamis

  1. Salamis Ethyra
  2. Species Salamis Ethyra
  3. Tropidion Salamis
  4. Catagramma Salamis
  5. Species Catagramma Salamis

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Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Cyprus (2009)

by Farid Mirbagheri

SALAMIS ° 153 strategic significance was somewhat overlooked by the Lusignan nobility, who used it more as a summer resort. After the Venetian conquest of Cyprus in 1489, St. Hilarion appeared to attract little attention from the new rulers, ...

Google previewThe Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 5 (2010)

Revised Full-Color Edition by Merrill C. Tenney

Salamis sal'uhmis ( G4887). A harbor on the E coast of the island of CYPRUS. The ancient site, N of modern Famagusta, has been completely silted in by the River Pedias. According to Greek mythology it was founded after the Trojan war by ...

Google previewInternational Dictionary of Historic Places: Southern Europe (1995)

by Trudy Ring, Robert M. Salkin, Sharon La Boda

ALBANIA Durres ANDORRA BOSNIA-HERCEGOVINA Sarajevo BULGARIA Sofia CROATIA Dubrovnik Hvar Pula Split Zadar CYPRUS Citium Famagusta Salamis GIBRALTAR GREECE Aegina Argos Athens: Acropolis Athens: Agora ...

Google previewExegetical Dictionary of the New Testament (2004)

by horst Balz, Gerhard M. Schneider

£aAa|iig, ivog Salamis Salamis* A large port city on the east coast of Cyprus, important for trade with Syria. Salamis was the first mission stop for Paul and ...

Google previewThe Oxford Classical Dictionary (2012)

by Simon Hornblower, Antony Spawforth, Esther Eidinow

ABL Salaminioi See GENOS; OSCHOPHORIA; SALAMIS (1); SUNIUM. Salamis ( 1), an island in the Saronic Gulf between the western coast of *Attica and the eastern coast of the Megarid (the territory of *Megara), closes the bay of *Eleusis on ...

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