Apamea

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Apamea or Apameia is the name of several Hellenistic cities in western Asia, after Apama, the wife of Seleucus I Nicator:

  • Apamea (Babylonia), on the Tigris near the Euphrates, precise location unknown, now in Iraq
  • Apamea (Euphrates), in Osroene, opposite Zeugma on the Euphrates, now flooded by the Birecik Dam, Turkey
  • Apamea (Media), in Media, near Laodicea (Nahavand, Iran), precise location unknown
  • Apamea (Phrygia), formerly Kibotos, commercial center of Phrygia, near Celaenae, now at Dinar, Afyonkarahisar Province, Turkey
  • Apamea (Sittacene), on the Tigris, precise location unknown, now in Iraq
  • Apamea (Syria), on the Orontes River, northwest of Hama, Syria
  • Apamea Myrlea, formerly Myrlea and Brylleion, in Bithynia, on the Sea of Marmara; currently near Mudanya, Bursa Province, Turkey
  • Apamea Ragiana, south of the Caspian Gates in Parthia (later Media); now in Iran

Apamea may also refer to:

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