(Ἀἰγέαι; Aigéai). The modern Yumurtalık, a port in Cilicia Pedias east of the mouth of the Pyramus (Str. 14,5,18; Stadiasmus maris magni 157 f.; Ptol. 5,8,4). Despite claims of a common origin with Argus [5. 119-128], it was a Macedonian foundation [1. 53-96]; a mint since at least the reign of Antiochus  IV [6. 146-150]. A new era began in the autumn of 47 BC ( Eras) [47. 2-22]; oppidum liberum in Plin. HN 5,91. Consecutively or even simultaneously, A. had several imperial names or epithets; as a …
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