ARCHIPELAGO , a name now applied to any
See also:sea, but originally the distinctive designation of what is now generally known as the
See also:Aegean Sea (Alyaiov iEXayos), its
See also:ancient name having been revived . Several etymologies have been proposed: e.g . (I) it is a corruption of the ancient name, Egeopelago; (2) it is from the
See also:modern Greek, `Ayto irEXayo, the
See also:Holy Sea; (3) it arose at the
See also:time of the Latin
See also:empire, and means the Sea of the
See also:Kingdom (Arch); (4) it is a
See also:translation of the
See also:Turkish name, Ak Denghiz, Argon Pelagos, the
See also:White Sea; (5) it is simply Archipelagus,
See also:Italian, arcipelago, the chief sea . For the Grecian Archipelago see AEGEAN SEA . Other archipelagoes are described in their respective places .
SCREW OF ARCHIMEDES
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