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Map of the Roman Empire - Aegean Sea
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Aegean Sea Aigaion (Turkish Ege). The Aegean Sea is located between Asia Minor and Greece, and southward to Crete. There are an incredible number of small islands in the Aegean Sea. The islands include the Cyclades, the Sporades, and the larger islands Euboea, Lesbos, Chios, Samos, and Rhodes, and of course Crete, which actually lies in the Cretan Sea. The name Aegean comes from the city of Aegae in Aeolis. There are also beliefs that Aegean comes from Thesius' father Aegeus who drowned in the Sea.
Maps are essential for any serious study, they help students of Roman history understand the geographical locations and historical backgrounds of the places mentioned in historical sources.
Map of the Roman Empire - Places