Lesbos

Lesbos, modern name Mytilene, a mountainous island, the largest on the Asia Minor coast, 10 m. off shore and 20 m. N. of the Gulf of Symrna; has a delightful climate, disturbed by earthquakes, fertile soil, and produces fine olive-oil. In ancient Greek days it was a cradle of literature, the home of Sappho, and famous for its wine; Turkish since 1462, its population is mostly Greek; chief town Castro (12), on the E. coast.

Population (circa 1900) given as 36,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Le Sage, Alain René * Lese-Majesty
Leonardo da Vinci
Leonidas
Leonids
Leopardi, Giacomo
Leopold I.
Leopold II.
Lepsius, Karl Richard
Lernæan Hydra
Lerwick
Le Sage, Alain René
Lesbos
Lese-Majesty
Leslie
Leslie, Charles
Leslie, Sir John
Lespinasse
Lesseps, Ferdinand de
Lessing, Gotthold Ephraim
L'Estrange, Sir Roger
Lethe
Leto

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Alcæus
Catullus, Caius Valerius
Erinna
Pittacus
Sappho
Simeon, Metaphrasfes
Theophrastus