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  • The Island of Delos: History and Sites | Her Life in Ruins

    The Island of Delos: History and Sites

    The archaeological site of Delos is a protected¬†entire island¬†near Mykonos in the Cyclades. Delos is very closely tied to Apollo and Artemis and was once a huge trade center. Now, the island sits in ruin and is visited by 100,000 people each year as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Mythology In Greek mythology, the twin gods Apollo and Artemis. Apollo and Artemis were the children of Zeus (a god) and…