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Naulochon (Ancient Greek: Ναύλοχον), also known as Palaea Smyrna or Palaia Smyrna (Παλαιά Σμύρνη; meaning 'Old Smyrna'), was a port town of ancient Aeolis, and the original Aeolian settlement of Smyrna.[1]

Its site is located in Bayraklı, Asiatic Turkey.[1][2]

According to community website Pleiades, archaeological evidence from Naulochon dates back to the eleventh or tenth centuries B.C.[3]


  1. ^ a b Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 61, and directory notes accompanying.
  2. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.
  3. ^ "Pleiades".

Coordinates: 38°27′52″N 27°10′16″E / 38.4645°N 27.171°E / 38.4645; 27.171