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Astyplaia is one on the most beautiful cyclades islands. According to Greek mythology, Astypalaia and Europe were the daughters of Finikos and Perimidis.From the union of Astypalaia and Poseidon, god of the water, the Argonaut, Agaeos was born and so was first settled by the Kares who named her "Pyra" for the red colour of her soil. Because of her many fragrant flowers and her fruit, the Ancient Greek called her "the Gods Bank".
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