Holmi

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Holmi or Holmoi (Ancient Greek: Ὅλμοι), or Holmia,[1] also possibly called Hermia, was a town of Cilicia Tracheia, a little to the south-west of Seleucia ad Calycadnum; during the period after Alexander the Great its inhabitants were transferred to form the population of the neighbouring Seleuceia.[2][3] The Periplus of Pseudo-Scylax (c. 340-330 BCE) describes it as deserted.

Its site is located near Taşucu in Asiatic Turkey.[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pliny. Naturalis Historia. 5.22.
  2. ^ Strabo. Geographica. xiv. p.670. Page numbers refer to those of Isaac Casaubon's edition.
  3. ^ Stephanus of Byzantium. Ethnica. s.v.
  4. ^ Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 66, 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). "Holmi". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography. London: John Murray.

Coordinates: 36°19′13″N 33°52′51″E / 36.3202°N 33.88097°E / 36.3202; 33.88097