Heracleium (Bithynia)

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Heracleium or Herakleion (Ancient Greek: Ἡράκλειον) was a town of Bithynia, on the Propontis.[1]

Its site is located near modern Ereğli, Asiatic Turkey.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b 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°42′03″N 29°39′47″E / 40.70093°N 29.662955°E / 40.70093; 29.662955