Chersonesus (disambiguation)

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Chersonesus is an ancient city and archaeological site near Sevastopol, Crimea.

Chersonesos or Chersonesus (Greek: χερσόνησος), the Greek word for "peninsula", may also refer to:



  • Taurica or Chersonesus Taurica, today known as the Crimean Peninsula
  • Gallipoli, Turkey, called Chersonesus Thracica in antiquity
  • Jutland Peninsula, Denmark, called Chersonesus Cimbrica in antiquity
  • Malay Peninsula, Malaysia, called Chersonesus Aurea in antiquity

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