hellespont hellespont

Definition(s):

  • (n) the strait between the Aegean and the Sea of Marmara that separates European Turkey from Asian Turkey

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News

  • Musikfest: Roger Latzgo turns his exotic world travels into music

    If there is anything Roger Latzgo of Germansville likes as much as playing guitar, it is telling stories about his travels. He might tell you about the time he was in Prague as a teenager, seeing the tanks as the Russians invaded, or the time he swam the Hellespont, a narrow strait in northwestern Turkey. He might play you a tragic song based on a fairy tale, or one he created about "The Little ...
    on August 7, 2013     Source: The Morning Call

Quotes

  • "For, as most of you have heard, the Turks and Arabs have attacked them and have conquered the territory of Romania [the Greek empire] as far west as the shore of the Mediterranean and the Hellespont, which is called the Arm of St. George," Pope...
    on Mar 11, 2006 By: Pope Urban II Source: Zenit News Agency

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