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Subject: Ionians are not purple!
Author: Pavlos   (Authenticated as Pavlos)
Date: June 27, 2006 at 1:18:07 AM
Reply to: ION, Athens, and the flower by Andy ;—)
Actually Ion (the flower) is spelled with an omicron, whereas Ion (the name) with an omega.

Turks and some Arabs refer to Greeks as "Yunani", i.e., *Ionians* not*. This has no reference to "purple people" or violets, I would hope.

This message was edited by the author on June 27, 2006 at 1:19:49 AM

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