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Elaeus
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(Ἐλαιοῦς; Elaioûs).

[German version]

[1] City on the south of the Thracian Chersonesus

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Colonization | Athenian League (Second)

City in the south of the Thracian Chersonesus near modern Eceabat (Turkey), foundation of the Athenians in the 6th cent. BC to control the southern access to the Propontis, important port town. Used by Militiades the Younger as the base for expediti…

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von Bredow, Iris (Bietigheim-Bissingen) and Lohmann, Hans (Bochum), “Elaeus”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 12 December 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e328380>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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