Rhodes

Rhodes, a Turkish island in the Mediterranean, 12 m. distant from the SW, coast of Asia Minor, area 49 m. by 21 m.; mountainous and woody; has a fine climate and a fertile soil, which produces fruit in abundance, also some grain; it is ill developed, and has a retrogressive population, most of whom are Greeks; sponges, chief export; figures considerably in ancient classic history; was occupied by the Knights Hospitallers of St. John for more than two centuries, and was taken from them by the Turks in 1523.

Population (circa 1900) given as 10,000.

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

Rhode Island * Rhodes, Cecil
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