List of ancient towns in Scythia Minor

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This is a list of towns in Scythia Minor that were mentioned in ancient writings.

Name Location Reference Etymology
Ad Salices, also as Tsaklis near the mouths of the Danube
Ad Stoma probably Sf. Gheorghe στομα-stóma=mouth, from Greek
Adina, Amlaidina Greek
Aegyssus Today Tulcea Greek Αιγισος(Egisòs)
Altina today Oltina Dacian
Apollonia today in Sozopol, Bulgaria Greek
Argamum today Dolojman Celtic
Arrubium today Măcin Celtic
Axiopolis today Cernavodă [1] Axio- from Thracian, Polis from Greek
Beroe today Ostrov Latin
Buteridava Northern Dobrogea Dacian
Callatis today Mangalia Greek
Capidava today Capidava (Topalu) Dacian
Carsium today Hârşova Greek
Cius today Gârliciu
Civitas Tropaensium today Adamclisi Latin
Dinogetia today Garvăn Dacian
Dionysopolis today Balcic, Bulgaria Greek
Durostorum today Silistra, Bulgaria Celtic
Genucla on the Danube; unknown location Dacian
Halmyris today Murighiol Greek
Heracleea today Enisala Greek
Histria today Istria Greek
Ibida or Libida today Slava Rusă
Mesambria today Nessabar, Bulgaria Thracian
Noviodunum today Isaccea Celtic
Odessos today Varna, Bulgaria Greek
Sagadava on the Danube; now in Bulgaria Dacian
Salsovia today Mahmudia
Stratonis today Tuzla Greek
Sucidava today Izvoare Dacian
Talamonium today Nufăru Latin
Tomis today Constanţa Κωνσταντια-Kostantìa Greek
Troesmis today Igliţa-Turcoaia Dacian
Ulmetum today Pantelimon
Zaldapa today in Bulgaria Dacian

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