Pegae (Thrace)

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Pegae or Pegai (Ancient Greek: Πηγαί), also known as Crenides or Krenides (Κρενίδες), both words meaning springs in Greek, was a town of ancient Thrace, near Byzantium. Nearby was fought the Battle of Pegae in March of 921.

The site of Pegae is near the modern Kasımpaşa, in European Turkey.[1][2]


  1. ^ Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 53, and directory notes accompanying.
  2. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

Coordinates: 41°02′08″N 28°57′55″E / 41.035504°N 28.965242°E / 41.035504; 28.965242