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[1] City on the west coast of the Black Sea

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Pontos Euxeinos | Thraci, Thracia | Colonization | Apollo | Moesi, Moesia

(Μεσ(σ)αμβρία, Μεσ(σ)ημβρία/Me(s)sambría, Me(s)sembría).

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I. Location

A city on the west coast of the Black Sea ( Pontos Euxeinos), situated at the northern entrance to the bay of Burgas, on a small rocky peninsula, 850 m long and 300 m wide,…

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von Bredow, Iris (Bietigheim-Bissingen), Wirbelauer, Eckhard (Freiburg) and Wiesehöfer, Josef (Kiel), “Mesambria/Mesembria”, 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 26 January 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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