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Cypasis or Kypasis (Ancient Greek: Κύπασις)[1] was an Emporium of the Cardia,[2] on the east of the Hebrus River, on the Bay of Melas.[3]

Its site is located 2 miles (3.2 km) north of the mouth of the Kavak River in European Turkey.[4][5]


  1. ^ Stephanus of Byzantium, Ethnica, §K395.11
  2. ^ Pseudo Scylax, Periplous, §67
  3. ^ Periplus of Pseudo-Scylax, p. 27; Stephanus of Byzantium. Ethnica. Vol. s.v.
  4. ^ Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 51, and directory notes accompanying.
  5. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

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

Coordinates: 40°37′30″N 26°50′28″E / 40.625134°N 26.841143°E / 40.625134; 26.841143