- "Mykonos is a lot busier than Kephallonia. Markos would like it here."
- ―Kassandra, c. 431 BCE[src]
Like Delos, Mykonos features a landscape regarded as breathtakingly beautiful by visitors far and wide. Cypress trees, white, sandy beaches, and fresh lagoons are some of the characteristics of Mykonos, and this environment reinforces the holy status of the islands.
During the Peloponnesian War, the island was ruled by the corrupt strongman, Podarkes, the so-called King of the Silver Islands, prompting a rebellion led by a woman named Kyra. She sent out requests for aid that were answered by Sparta as well as the Spartan misthios Kassandra.
Joining forces with the rebellion, Sparta and Kassandra succeeded in overthrowing the Athenian rule on the Delian Islands.
The island of Mykonos was made up of two regions:
- Barnabas' mention of the island being built on bodies of giants is confirmed by the info tidbit for Mykonos City, while a reference to the non-bowdlerized version is made by Leiandros at Warrior's Rest in Pephka.