Orni

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Orni or Ornoi (Ancient Greek: Ὄρνοι) was a town of ancient Thrace mentioned by Hierocles.[1] It was inhabited from Classical through Byzantine times.[2] It may have also have borne the name Bornos or Ornos.[2]

Its site is tentatively located south of İnecik in European Turkey.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hierocles. Synecdemus. p. 632.
  2. ^ a b c 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.

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainSmith, William, ed. (1854–1857). "Orni". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography. London: John Murray.

Coordinates: 40°54′52″N 27°16′49″E / 40.914314°N 27.280325°E / 40.914314; 27.280325