Metroon (Bithynia)

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Metroon (Ancient Greek: Μητρῷον), also called Aulia. was a town on the Black Sea coast of ancient Bithynia, described by Arrian (Periplus of the Euxine Sea 19) as 80 stades (ca. 13 km) east of Heraclea Pontica.[1]

Its site is located near Köseağzı in Asiatic Turkey.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 86, and directory notes accompanying.
  2. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

Coordinates: 41°20′48″N 31°28′54″E / 41.346777°N 31.481785°E / 41.346777; 31.481785