Boon (Pontus)

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landscape of Persembe County

Boon (Ancient Greek: Βοών) was a town on the Black Sea coast of ancient Pontus, 90 stadia east of Cape Jasonium.[1]

Its site is located near Perşembe in Asiatic Turkey.[2][3]


  1. ^ Arrian. Periplus Ponti Euxini. Vol. p. 417.
  2. ^ Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 87, and directory notes accompanying.
  3. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

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

Coordinates: 41°03′25″N 37°46′36″E / 41.057078°N 37.776559°E / 41.057078; 37.776559