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  1. References. External links. Thoas (king of Lemnos) Hypsipyle saves Thoas. In Greek mythology, Thoas ( Ancient Greek: Θόας, "fleet, swift") [1] 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.

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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. [2]

    • 470 m (1,540 ft)
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  4. Thoas, a king of the Taurians when Iphigenia became priestess of Artemis. He is sometimes identified with Thoas, the king of Lemnos above. Thoas, a king of Aetolia. He was the son of Andraemon and Gorge, and a Greek leader and hero in the Trojan War. Thoas, a king of Corinth. He was a son of Ornytion and a grandson of Sisyphus.

  5. 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 ...

  6. From 1462 to 1479, Lemnos was an object of wars between the Venetians and the Turks. Venice was forced to give it to the Ottoman Empire when it became the supreme power of the Aegean. After the Greek Revolution of 1821, Lemnos, like the other Eastern Aegean islands, did not join the newly built Greek State. Lemnos was finally set free in 1912 ...

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  7. 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. She became queen of the island and welcomed the Argonauts

  8. 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 daughter Hypsipyle. He is sometimes identified with the Thoas who was the king of ...

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