Lasthenes (Thrace)

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Lasthenes (Ancient Greek: Λασθένης) or Leosthenion (Λεωσθένιον) or Sosthenion (Σωσθένιον) was a town of ancient Thrace, inhabited during Roman and Byzantine times.[1]

Its site is located near İstinye in European Turkey.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 53, and directory notes accompanying.
  2. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

Coordinates: 41°06′54″N 29°03′09″E / 41.115124°N 29.052603°E / 41.115124; 29.052603