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Diodorus Siculus

HERAKLIA OF PONTOS (Ancient city) TURKEY

Heracleia Pontica

Diodorus Siculus, Library


Herodotus

EOLIS (Ancient country) TURKEY

The Aeolian cities

These are the Aeolian cities: Cyme (called "Phriconian"), Lerisae, Neon Teichos, Temnos, Cilla, Notion, Aegiroessa, Pitane, Aegaeae, Myrina, Gryneia. These are the ancient Aeolian cities, eleven in number; but one of them, Smyrna, was taken away by the Ionians; for these too were once twelve, on the mainland. These Aeolians had settled where the land was better than the Ionian territory, but the climate was not so good.


Magnesia

The Chians, then, surrendered Pactyes, and afterwards Mazares led his army against those who had helped to besiege Tabalus, and he enslaved the people of Priene, and overran the plain of the Maeandrus, giving it to his army to pillage and Magnesia likewise.


PANIONION (Ancient sanctuary) TURKEY

The Panionion

The Panionion is a sacred ground in Mykale, facing north; it was set apart for Poseidon of Helicon by the joint will of the Ionians. Mykale is a western promontory of the mainland opposite Samos; the Ionians used to assemble there from their cities and keep the festival to which they gave the name of Panionia.


SARDIS (Ancient city) TURKEY

Herodotus, The Histories, Lydia (1.6.1 - 1.14.7)


Pausanias

EGIROESSA (Ancient city) TURKEY

The tomb of Thersander

Thersander too met his death at the hands of Telephus. He had shown himself the bravest Greek at the battle; his tomb, the stone in the open part of the market-place, is in the city Elaea on the way to the plain of the Caicus, and the natives say that they sacrifice to him as to a hero (Paus.9.5.14).


FRYGIA (Ancient country) TURKEY

Colonists from Azania to Phrygia

When his sons grew up, Arcas divided the land between them into three parts, and one district was named Azania after Azan; from Azania, it is said, settled the colonists who dwell about the cave in Phrygia called Steunos and the river Pencalas.


Perseus Encyclopedia

ACHILLION (Ancient city) TURKEY

Achilleium

A town in Asia Minor near the mouth of the Scamander.


ADRAMYTION (Ancient city) TURKEY

Adramyttium

A city taken by Achilles.


ADRASTIA (Ancient city) MYSIA

Adrasteia

A city, allied with Troy.


AFRODISIAS (Ancient city) AYDIN

Aphrodisias

In Caria, salt-well at.


AGORA (Ancient city) TURKEY

Agora

A town in the Chersonese of Thrace.


ALAVANDA (Ancient city) TURKEY

ALEXANDRIA TROAS (Ancient city) TURKEY

Alexandria (Alexandria Troas)

City of Troad.


Troas

City of Aeolis.


ALIKARNASSOS (Ancient city) TURKEY

Halikarnassos

In Caria, Herodutus' birthplace, a colony of Troezen, Artemisia, queen of, mausoleum at.


ALIZONES (Ancient country) VITHYNIA

Alizones

Trojan allies.


ANEA (Ancient city) TURKEY

Anaea

Opposite Samos.


ANGYRA (Ancient city) TURKEY

Ancyra

Ancyra; city of Phrygia, captured by Gauls. Anchor; found by Midas at Ancyra.


ANTANDROS (Ancient city) TURKEY

Antandrus, Antandros


ANTIOCHIA (Ancient city) TURKEY

Antioch

City in Syria beside the Orontes.


ARTAKI (Ancient city) TURKEY

Artace

A town near Cyzicus.


ASSISOS (Ancient city) IONIA

Assesus

A town with a local cult of Athene, in the lands of Miletus.


ASSOS (Ancient city) TURKEY

ASTAKOS (Ancient city) TURKEY

Astacus

Old name of Nicomedia in Bithynia.


ASTYRA (Ancient city) TURKEY

ATARNEFS (Ancient city) TURKEY

Atarneus

City opposite Lesbos, abandoned on account of gnats.


AVYDOS (Ancient city) MARMARA

Abydos

A town on the Hellespont, bridge there.


Euxine Sea

River Halys empties into, part of Media nearest to it, Sinope on the Euxine, provinces of the Persian empire on its coast, character of inhabitants of its northern shores, its length and breadth, islands in it, Tauric peninsula, relation of Euxine to Xerxes, bridge over the Hellespont, corn-ships from the Euxine.


BOZCAADA (Island) TURKEY

Leucophrys

Island, afterwards called Tenedos, old name of Tenedos.


CHALKIDON (Ancient city) TURKEY

Chalcedon

On the Hellespont, its site compared with that of Byzantium, taken by Otanes, burnt by Phoenicians.


DARDANELLES (Sea strait) CANAKKALE

Hellespont

Grave of Memnon at, Pausanias at, sea-fights at, its length and breadth, despots of places by it with Darius' Scythian expedition, Darius' passage of it in his return, Hellespontian towns subdued by Ionian rebels, reconquered by Darius, Hellespont scourged by Xerxes for the destruction of his bridge, bridged again, Xerxes' passage, Hellespontians in his fleet, Persian governors of towns there, Greek decision not to sail to the Hellespont after Salamis, bridges there found broken, named after Helle, Herakles drives some of the kine of Geryon to the.


DARDANIA (Ancient country) TURKEY

Dardania

Country named after Dardanus.


DARDANOS (Ancient city) TURKEY

Dardanus

A city built by Dardanus, on the Hellespont.


DIDYMA (Ancient sanctuary) TURKEY

Didyma

In land of Miletus, sanctuary and oracle of Apollo at, image of Apollo, altar made of blood of victims, temple apparently identical with Branchidae.


EFESSOS (Ancient city) TURKEY

Ephesus (Ephesos)

City, named after Ephesus, in Lydia, of Ionian origin, one of the most remarkable temples known to Herodotus, later city founded by Lysimachus, prosperity of Ephesus, river, spring, and mountain in land of E., temple of Artemis at E. the largest building in world, sanctuary of Ephesian goddess (Artemis) the largest and richest in Ionia, Amazons sacrifice to Ephesian goddess, statues of Conon and Timotheus in sanctuary of Ephesian goddess at Ephesus, quarter called Coresus at E., Ionians defeated there by Persians, terminus of "royal road", Xerxes' sons sent there after Salamis, the Cercopes at, Lysander defeats Athenian fleet at E., Croesus' offerings in the temple of Artemis there, Ephesus besieged by Croesus, Ephesians occupy Samos, but are afterwards expelled, dedicate statue of Lysander and other Spartans.


EGES (Ancient city) TURKEY

Aegaeae

Aeolian town in Achaea.


EGIROESSA (Ancient city) TURKEY

Elaia

City of Aeolis, people of E. dedicate image of Zeus at Olympia.


Aegiroessa

Aeolian town in Asia Minor (Hrd. 1,149).


ELEOUS (Ancient city) TURKEY

Eleus

City in Chersonese sacred to Protesilaus.


ENOS (Ancient city) TURKEY

EOLIS (Ancient country) TURKEY

Aeolis


ERYTHRES (Ancient city) TURKEY

Erythrai (Erythrae)

An Ionian town in Asia Minor, inhabited by a mixed population, sanctuary and image of Herakles at E, temple of Athena Polias at E, people of Parium, a colony from E, Erythraeans claim Herophile the Sibyl, set up statue at Olympia.


FASILIS (Ancient city) TURKEY

Phaselis

A Dorian town of Asia Minor, its part in the Greek settlement at Naucratis, spear of Achilles in sanctuary of Athena at.


FOKEA (Ancient city) TURKEY

Phocaea

City of Ionia, an Ionian seaport in Lydia, ancient temple of Athena at Phocaea, burnt by Persians, Phocaeans come to Asia from Phocis, found Massilia, recognise goddesses called Gennaides, taken by Achilles, Phocaean enterprise in the western Mediterranean, town captured by Persians, flight of Phocaeans to Corsica and their adventures there, Phocaeans at Naucratis, in the Ionian fleet against Darius.


FRYGIA (Ancient country) TURKEY

Phrygia

Antiquity of the Phrygians proved by Psammetichus, their tribute to Persia, "Royal road" through Phrygia, exiled Paeonians settled there, Xerxes' route through Phrygia, Phrygians in Xerxes' army, their European origin, in Mardonius' army, Cybela in, Ilus in, watered by Maeander, Memnon's road in, Stectorium in, Hellespontine Phrygia, Phrygian flute, Phrygian marble, Phrygian music.


GOKCEADA (Island) TURKEY

Imbros

In the N.E. Aegean.


GRYNIA (Ancient city) TURKEY

Gryneion (Gryneum)

An Aeolian town in Asia Minor, grove of Apollo at.


HERAKLIA OF PONTOS (Ancient city) TURKEY

Heraclea

On the Euxine, a colony of Megara, people of H. dedicate offerings at Olympia and Delphi.


HERAKLIA ON LATMOS (Ancient city) TURKEY

Heraclea

Near Miletus (Paus. 5,1,5).


IONIA (Ancient country) TURKEY

Ionia

Borders on Aeolis, its fine climate, its unmatched sanctuaries, its dates, its games, its market-places, waters with noxious vapours inland from, expedition of sons of Codrus to, expedition of Athenians to, conquered by Medes.


KALYNDA (Ancient city) TURKEY

Calynda

Ιn the frontier of Lycia, Calyndians in Xerxes' fleet.


KARDIA (Ancient city) TURKEY

Kardia (Cardia)

A town in the Thracian Chersonese (peninsula of Gallipoli), on Xerxes' line of march, destroyed by Lysimachus.


KARIA (Ancient country) TURKEY

Caria

Miletus in, watered by Maeander, cities of C. shaken by earthquake and restored by emperor Antoninus.


KAVNOS (Ancient city) TURKEY

Caunus

Near Caria and Lycia, origin of its people, attacked and subdued by the Medes, participation in Ionian revolt against Darius.


KELENDERIS (Ancient city) TURKEY

Celenderis

City in Cilicia.


KELENES (Ancient city) TURKEY

Kelainai

City of Phrygia, at the junction of the Marsyas and Maeander, on Xerxes' route.


KERAMOS (Ancient city) TURKEY

Ceramus

In Caria (Paus. 6.13.3).


KILIKIA (Ancient country) TURKEY

Cilicia

Traversed by the Halys, opposite Egypt, tribute to Persia, on the "royal road", Persian crossing from Cilicia to Cyprus, sailing thence of Datis' expedition, Cilicians in Xerxes' army, disparaged by Artemisia, by Mardonius, governed by Xenagoras, Typhon in, Corycian cave in, named after Cilix, Celenderis in.


KILLA (Ancient city) EOLIS

Cilla

An Aeolian town in Asia Minor.


KINDYI (Ancient city) TURKEY

KIOS (Ancient city) TURKEY

KLAROS (Ancient sanctuary) TURKEY

Klaros (Clarus)

Place in land of Colophon, sanctuary and oracle of Apollo at Klaros.


KLAZOMENES (Ancient city) TURKEY

Klazomenai (Clazomenae)

City of Ionia, its resistance to Alyattes, Clazomenian treasury at Delphi, taking of the town by Persians, taken by Achilles, baths at, Agamemnon worshipped at, Clazomenians set up statue of athlete at Olympia.


KNIDOS (Ancient city) TURKEY

Knidos (Cnidus)

City in Caria, on the Triopian promontory, intersected by arm of sea, founded by Triopas, Conon defeats Lacedaemonian fleet at, a Dorian town, attempted restoration by Cnidians of a Tarentine exile.


KOLOFON (Ancient city) TURKEY

Colophon

An Ionian town in Lydia, taken by Gyges, Apaturia not celebrated at Colophon, civil strife there, taken by Achilles, contest of skill between Calchas and Mopsus at, destroyed by Lysimachus.


KOLONES (Ancient city) TURKEY

Colonae

Town of Troad.


KYMI (Ancient city) TURKEY

Cyme

City, taken by Achilles, in Mysia, an Aeolian town, its consultation of an oracle as to surrender of a refugee, Cyme taken by the Persians, station of Xerxes' fleet after Salamis.


Phriconian

Name of Cyme in Mysia.


KYZIKOS (Ancient city) TURKEY

Cyzicus

People of C. transfer Proconnesians to, fragrant oil of.


LAMPSAKOS (Ancient city) TURKEY

Lampsakos

Ιn the Troad, on the Hellespont, its hostility to Miltiades, people of L., saved from wrath of Alexander by Anaximenes, they set up statue of Anaximenes at Olympia, they worship Priapus.


LAODIKIA (Ancient city) TURKEY

Laodicea ad Lycum

City of Phrygia.


LAVRANDA (Ancient sanctuary) TURKEY

Labraunda

In Caria; temple of a war-god there.


LEVEDOS (Ancient city) TURKEY

Lebedus

City of Ionia, destroyed by Lysimachus, its warm baths.


LYDIA (Ancient country) TURKEY

Lydia

Most important region of lower Asia, Upper Lydia, offerings of kings of Lydia at Delphi, Lydians surnamed Persians, Lydians expelled by Ionians of Smyrna, Lydians claim to possess image of Tauric Artemis, Lydian birds, Lydian community, Lydian guides, Lydian music, Omphale, queen of.


LYSIMACHIA (Ancient city) TURKEY

Lysimachia

City on isthmus of Thracian Chersonese, founded by Lysimachus, Seleucus murdered at.


Magnesia ad Maeandrum (Magnesia)

A town in Asia near the Maeander, taken by Medes, Polycrates put to death there by Oroetes, Magnesian tribute to Persia, on the Hermus, on the Lethaeus, beside Mount Sipylus, governed by Themistocles, bones of Themistocles brought from M. to Athens, Magnesians worship Leucophryenian Artemis, Magnesians help Bathycles to make throne of Apollo, Magnesian gate of Ephesus.


MALLOS (Ancient city) TURKEY

Mallus

City of Cilicia.


MILITOS (Ancient city) TURKEY

Miletus

City of Ionia, founded by Miletus, son of Apollo, formerly called Anactoria, conquered by Ionians, ruined by Histiaeus, in Caria, attacked by Gyges, war with Alyattes, an Ionian town, agreement with Cyrus, port of Borystlienes a Milesian settlement, wealth and dissensions of Miletus, Aristagoras its governor, Milesians defeated by Persians in Ionic revolt, threatened attack of Miletus by Persians, siege, capture, and depopulation of the town, Phrynichus' drama on the subject, Persian fleet off Miletus, story of the Milesian and Glaucus, Miletus' foundation by Neleus, Milesians' desertion of the Persians at Mycale (See Aristagoras, Histiaeus), alluvial plain between Miletus and Priene, island of Lade off, Maeander falls into sea at, altar of Heliconian Zeus at, image of Apollo restored to Milesians by Seleucus.


MYLASSA (Ancient city) TURKEY

Mylasa

A town in Caria; temple of Zeus there.


MYNDOS (Ancient city) TURKEY

Myndus

In Caria, a colony of Troezen.


MYOUS (Ancient city) TURKEY

Myus

An Ionian town in Caria, Ionian despots arrested at Myus, wrested from Carians by Ionians, its contingent in the Ionian fleet, abandoned on account of gnats.


MYRINA (Ancient city) TURKEY

MYSIA (Ancient country) TURKEY

Mysia

District of Asia, Mysian plain mistaken by Greeks for Troy, Greeks under Agamemnon defeated in, town of Pioniae in, plagued by a wild boar, Mysians "brothers" of the Carians, their tribute to Persia, legendary Mysian and Teucrian invasion of Europe, Mysians in Xerxes' army, with Mardonius at Plataea, the Argonauts in, Herakles in, Teuthras, prince of, Auge and Telephus in, ravaged by the Greek army against Troy, allied with Troy, Gauls destroyed in.


NEON TICHOS (Ancient city) TURKEY

Neon Teichos

(New Fort) an Aeolian town in Asia Minor.


NIKOMIDIA (Ancient city) TURKEY

Nicomedeia (Nicomedia)

City of Bithynia, called after Nicomedes, formerly named Astacus, temple of Aesculapius and sword of Memnon at, Nicomedians.


NOTION (Ancient city) TURKEY

Notium

An Aeolian town in Asia Minor, Calchas buried at.


NYSSA (Ancient city) TURKEY

Nysa

Mountain, Typhon at, in Asia, the nymphs and Dionysus at.


Pactolus

A river flowing through Sardis.


PAKTYI (Ancient city) TURKEY

Pactya

A town at the head of the Thracian Chersonese.


PANIONION (Ancient sanctuary) TURKEY

Panionium

An Ionian place of meeting for council or ceremonial, near Mycale, federal assembly of Ionians at, Ionians sacrifice at.


PEDEON (Homeric city) TROAS

Pedaeum

City.


PERGAMOS (Ancient city) TURKEY

Pergamus

City on the Caicus, formerly called Teuthrania, seized by Philetaerus, sanctuary and worship of Aesculapius at, altar made of ashes of victims at, image of Apollo at, chamber of Attalus at, tomb of Auge at, iron heads of lion and boar at, picture of sacrifice of Polyxena at, Pythium at, spoils of Corinth at, tomb of Silenus at, sacrifices offered to Telephus, at, Pergamenians descended from Telephus and his Arcadians, their wars, have spoils taken from Gauls, their country formerly sacred to the Cabiri, worship Telesphorus.


PERINTHOS (Ancient city) TURKEY

Perinthos (Perinthus)

A European town on the Propontis, its war with the Paeonians and conquest by the Persians, burnt by Phoenicians, successfully defended against Philip.


PESSINOUS (Ancient city) TURKEY

Pessinus (Pessinos)

Captured by Gauls, Galatians of Pessinus abstain from swine, Attis goes to.


PIONIES (Ancient city) TURKEY

Pioniae

Town of Mysia.


PITANI (Ancient city) TURKEY

Pitana

An Aeolian town in Mysia.


PLAKIA (Ancient city) TURKEY

PRIINI (Ancient city) TURKEY

Priene

An Ionian town in Caria, city of Ionia, its population at war with Carians, wrested from Carians by Ionians, founded by Philotas and Aepytus, temple of Athena at, sea between Priene and Miletus turned into dry land by Maeander, Myron of Priene, prose writer, taken by Lydians, by Persians, its ships in the Ionian fleet.


PROKONISSOS (Ancient city) TURKEY

Prokonnesos

A town on the Propontis, burnt by Phoenicians, people of Proconnesus transferred to Cyzicus.


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