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Chios

(Kios). The man of Chios. Homer, who lived at Chios, near the Ægean Sea. Seven cities claim to be his place of birth-

“Smyrna, Rhodos, Colophon, Salamis, Chios, Argos, Athe'næ.” —Varro.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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