an ancient coastal region and Greek colony in NW Asia Minor: settled by Aeolians.
Historical Examples

Secondly, Hesiod claims that his father—if not he himself—came from Aeolis and settled in Boeotia.
Hesiod, The Homeric Hymns, and Homerica Homer and Hesiod

In the coming century Cyme of Aeolis would give a wife to a Phrygian king.
The Ancient East D. G. Hogarh

In Aeolis, of course, the centre of gravity moved to the Attalid capital, Pergamum.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 2 Various

Pair of ear-rings, from a grave at Cyme in Aeolis, with filigree work and pendant Erotes.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 4 Various

In the original revolt appear to have been included only the cities of Ionia and Aeolis.
The Seven Great Monarchies Of The Ancient Eastern World, Vol 5. (of 7): Persia George Rawlinson

Aeolis in the eighth century must have differed very greatly from the city states of the sixth and fifth centuries.
The Heroic Age H. Munro Chadwick

the ancient name for the coastal region of NW Asia Minor, including the island of Lesbos, settled by the Aeolian Greeks (about 1000 bc)


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