Bible Meaning: Snowy
A city on the island of Chios claims to be the birthplace of Homer (c. 9th - 8th century B.C.), the man who wrote the two epic Greek poems called the Illiad and the Odyssey.
Acts 20:15 - 16
And we sailed thence, and came the next day over against Chios: and the next day we arrived at Samos, and tarried at Trogyllium: and the next day we came to Miletus.
For Paul had determined to sail by Ephesus, because he would not spend the time in Asia: for he hasted, if it were possible for him, to be at Jerusalem the day of Pentecost.