Aphrodisias (Thrace)

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Aphrodisias (Ancient Greek: Ἀφροδισιάς) was a town of ancient Thrace on the Thracian Chersonese, inhabited during Hellenistic, Roman, and Byzantine times.[1] During Roman times, it received a Roman colony under the name of Colonia Flaviopolis.[1]

Its site is located on the Gallipoli Peninsula in European Turkey.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b c Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 52, and directory notes accompanying.
  2. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

Coordinates: 40°32′19″N 26°50′05″E / 40.538708°N 26.834645°E / 40.538708; 26.834645