Neapolis (Thracian Chersonese)

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Neapolis (Ancient Greek: Νεάπολις) was a Greek city in ancient Thrace, located on the Propontis.[1] It also bore the name Heraclea or Herakleia (Ἡράκλεια).[2] It was a member of the Delian League and appears in Athenian tribute registers between 442/1 and 430/29 BCE.[1]

Its site is located near modern Eriklice Köyü (Erikli), Şarköy/Tekirdağ.[2][3]

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  1. ^ a b Mogens Herman Hansen & Thomas Heine Nielsen (2004). "Propontic Thrace". An inventory of archaic and classical poleis. New York: Oxford University Press. p. 918. ISBN 0-19-814099-1.
  2. ^ a b Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 52, and directory notes accompanying.
  3. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

Coordinates: 40°38′10″N 27°10′55″E / 40.636065°N 27.181904°E / 40.636065; 27.181904