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Lemnos or Limnos ( Greek: Λήμνος; Ancient Greek: Λῆμνος) is a Greek island in the northern Aegean Sea. Administratively the island forms a separate municipality within the Lemnos regional unit, which is part of the North Aegean region. The principal town of the island and seat of the municipality is Myrina. 
- North Aegean
- 470 m (1,540 ft)
Thoas (king of Lemnos) In Greek mythology, Thoas ( Ancient Greek: Θόας, "fleet, swift")  was a son of the god Dionysus and Ariadne, the daughter of the Cretan king Minos. He was the king of Lemnos when the Lemnian women decided to kill all the men on the island. He was the only man to survive the massacre, having been saved by his ...
Hypsipyle, in Greek legend, daughter of Dionysus’s son Thoas, king of the island of Lemnos. When the women of Lemnos, furious at their husbands’ betrayal, murdered all the men on the island, Hypsipyle hid her father and aided his escape.
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In Greek mythology, Thoas  was a son of the god Dionysus and Ariadne, the daughter of the Cretan king Minos. He was the king of Lemnos when the Lemnian women decided to kill all the men on the island. He was the only man to survive the massacre, having been saved by his daughter Hypsipyle. He is sometimes identified with the Thoas who was the king of the Taurians when Iphigenia was taken ...
This name is a perfect fit for some of the situations in which this king of Lemnos appeared, especially when he had to move quickly or hurry from one place to another. This mythical story is connected with some specific historical events which happened when the first Greek colonists came to the island of Lemnos (where the old pre-Hellenic ...