Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
The Hellenistic Settlements in Syria, the Red Sea Basin, and North Africa$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Getzel Cohen

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780520241480

Published to California Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520241480.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM CALIFORNIA SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.california.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright University of California Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in CALSO for personal use.date: 25 July 2021

Cyrrhestice and Commagene Ainos

Cyrrhestice and Commagene Ainos

Chapter:
(p.147) III Cyrrhestice and Commagene Ainos (p.148)
Source:
The Hellenistic Settlements in Syria, the Red Sea Basin, and North Africa
Author(s):

Getzel M. Cohen

Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520241480.003.0005

This chapter describes the settlements in Ainos, Amphipolis, Antioch near the Tauros, Antioch on the Euphrates, Arsameia on the Euphrates, Arsameia on the Nymphaios, Beroia, Chaonia, Doliche, Doura Europos, Epiphaneia on the Euphrates, Europos Carchemish, Gindaros, Herakleia, Hierapolis Bambyke, Jebel Khalid, Kyrrhos, Meleagrou Charax, Nikatoris, Oropos, Samosata, Seleukeia on the Euphrates/Zeugma, Serre, and Stratonikeia near Tauros. Ainos was the name of a number of places in Greece, including one in Thrace, Ozolian Locris, and Thessaly. The toponym Beroia recalls the town in Macedonia and suggests that the foundation in Syria was named for it and possibly settled by colonists from there. It was suggested that Gindaros in Syrian Cyrrhestice was named for Genderros/Genderra in Macedonia. Hierapolis Bambyke was located on the highway that led eastward to Edessa/Antioch on the Kallirhoe. Samosata was strategically located at the village of Samsat. Stratonikeia was described as a small town near the mountain.

Keywords:   Ainos, Thrace, Beroia, Gindaros, Syrian Cyrrhestice, Edessa, Samosata, Samat

California Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.