Agora (Thrace)

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Agora (in Greek Aγoρα) was an ancient town situated about the middle of the narrow neck of the Thracian Chersonese (called today Gallipoli peninsula), and not far from Cardia, in what is now European Turkey. Xerxes, when invading Greece in 480 BC, passed through it.[1]

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  1. ^ Herodotus, The Histories, vii. 58; Stephanus of Byzantium, Etnica, s.v. "Agora"; Pseudo-Scylax, Periplus, 67 (PDF)

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainSmith, William, ed. (1854–1857). "article name needed". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography. London: John Murray.