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Ancient literary sources (6)

Herodotus

DORISKOS (Ancient city) ALEXANDROUPOLI

Doriscus

The territory of Doriscus is in Thrace, a wide plain by the sea, and through it flows a great river, the Hebrus; here had been built that royal fortress which is called Doriscus, and a Persian guard had been posted there by Darius ever since the time of his march against Scythia. It seemed to Xerxes to be a fit place for him to arrange and number his army, and he did so. All the ships had now arrived at Doriscus, and the captains at Xerxes' command brought them to the beach near Doriscus, where stands the Samothracian city of Sane, and Zone; at the end is Serreum, a well-known headland. This country was in former days possessed by the Cicones. To this beach they brought in their ships and hauled them up for rest. Meanwhile Xerxes made a reckoning of his forces at Doriscus.


SALI (Ancient city) EVROS

Sane

All the ships had now arrived at Doriscus, and the captains at Xerxes' command brought them to the beach near Doriscus, where stands the Samothracian city of Sane, and Zone; at the end is Serreum, a well-known headland. This country was in former days possessed by the Cicones.


Perseus Encyclopedia

DORISKOS (Ancient city) ALEXANDROUPOLI

Doriskos, Doriscus


MESSIMVRIA (Ancient city) ALEXANDROUPOLI

Mesambria

A town on the Thracian coast of the Aegean


Strabo

CHARAKOMA (Ancient city) ALEXANDROUPOLI

Caracoma

After Maroneis one comes to the city Orthagoria and to the region about Serrhium a rough coastingvoyage and to Tempyra, the little town of the Samothracians, and to Caracoma, another little town, off which lies the island Samothrace (Strabo 8,Fr.47)
From Caracoma one comes to Doriscus, where Xerxes enumerated his army; then to the Hebrus, which is navigable inland to Cypsela, a distance of one hundred and twenty stadia. (8.49)


MESSIMVRIA (Ancient city) ALEXANDROUPOLI

Mesembria

Then comes the Haemus Mountain, which reaches the sea here; then Mesembria, a colony of the Megarians, formerly called “Menebria” (that is, “city of Menas,” because the name of its founder was Menas, while "bria" is the word for "city" in the Thracian language.


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