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What do they mean and how did the names of 21 Greek islands come out

Like the names of the cities, so do the names of the Greek islands are not at all random. During antiquity times, there were periods of great geological turbulence and the naming of parts of land that was cut off or islands that changed form also served the need for recording these turbulences. Did you know, for example, that the island of Agistri was once called Kecryphaleia, and so the ancient world understood that it was a reef?" No name is random and there is a history behind the naming ...

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