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OccurrencesActs 16:11 Setting sail therefore from Troas, we made a straight course to Samothrace, and the day following to Neapolis;
sam'-o-thras (Samothrake, "the Thracian Samos"; the King James Version Samothracia, sam-o-thra'sha; the island was formerly Dardania; for change of name see Pausanias vii.4, 3; Strabo x.457, and for a full discussion Conze, Hauser and Benndorf, Neue Untersuchungen auf South, 1880): An island in the Aegean Sea, South of Thrace opposite the mouth of the Hebrus River, and Northwest of Troas. The island is mountainous, as the name indicates (see SAMOS), and towers above Imbros when viewed from the Trojan coast. The summit is about a mile high. It is mentioned in the Iliad (xiii.12) as the seat of Poseidon and referred to by Virgil Aeneid vii0.208.
SAMOTHRACIA, an island on the n.e. coast of the AEgean Sea, 23 ms. from the main land, 14 ms. long, 7 1/2 ms. wide, its central mountain peak is 5245 ft. above the sea. Now called Samothraki, area 30 sq. ms. pop. 1500.
Strong's GreekG4543: Samothrak�
"Samos of Thrace," Samothrace, an island in the Aegean