Stromboli and Homer


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In a canto of the Odyssey, Homer describes Stromboli as surrounded by a copper wall that makes it impregnable:
We arrived in Aeolia, where the delight To the immortal gods of Hippotas son, Aeolus, lived on a floating island, Which includes a whole wall of unbreakable copper And a smooth surrounding lofty cliff. " (Odyssey, X) Homer
Stromboli appears very high, steep and steep to navigators, like a wall with the sea around it.

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