Elaea (Bithynia)

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Elaea or Elaia (Ancient Greek: Ελαία) was a town of ancient Bithynia on the coast of the Sinus Astacenus in the Propontis.

Its site is located near Zeytin Burnu, in Asiatic Turkey.[1][2]


  1. ^ 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°44′56″N 29°47′09″E / 40.748896°N 29.785796°E / 40.748896; 29.785796