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  • n  an arm of the Mediterranean between Greece and Turkey; a main trade route for the ancient civilizations of Crete and Greece and Rome and Persia
  • a  of or relating to or characteristic of the prehistoric Aegean civilization
  • a  of or relating to or bordering the Aegean Sea
News & Articles

  • First Impressions from Turkey
    Kusadasi, Turkey, on the Aegean Sea – My impressions from my first 24 hours in Turkey are decidedly personal and narrow–I’m observing Turkish society through a straw.
    June 17, 2013 - Cato Institute
  • European Commission Weighs Greek Airlines Deal
    Aegean Airlines, which wishes to take over Olympic, is awaiting a ruling Sept. 3 that the airlines say is their only hope for survival.
    June 16, 2013 - New York Times
  • Turkish PM vows new gesture aimed to cool protests
    The protests have centered lately on three cities: Istanbul, Izmir on the Aegean Sea coast, and Ankara, the capital.
    June 14, 2013 - Abilene Reporter-News

  • Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Reuters
    We do not want to see the Aegean as a sea dividing us. We want to see the Aegean as a sea of peace,Erdogan told a news conference alongside Papandreou.
  • Christian Streiff in Boston Globe
    We are very proud to see a renewed order from Aegean Airlines so quickly after becoming a new Airbus customer in December 2005,said Airbus Chief Executive Christian Streiff.
  • Dora Bakoyannis in
    There is an increase in tension in the Aegean, which is evaluated very seriously by the Greek side,Bakoyannis said. "We have overflights - not the usual overflights we had in the past, but overflights over inhabited islands - which worries...

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