Parthenium (Mysia)

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Parthenium or Parthenion (Ancient Greek: Παρθένιον) was a town of ancient Mysia near ancient Pergamum.[1]

Its site is tentatively located near Eski Bergama, Asiatic Turkey.[2][3]


  1. ^ Xenophon, Anabasis 7.8.15, 7.8.21; Pliny. Naturalis Historia. Vol. 5.33.
  2. ^ Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 56, 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). "Parthenium". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography. London: John Murray.

Coordinates: 39°13′05″N 27°20′06″E / 39.218103°N 27.335098°E / 39.218103; 27.335098