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Perseus Encyclopedia

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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