Cobrys

Cobrys or Kobrys (Ancient Greek: Κώβρυς) was a coastal Greek town in ancient Thrace, on the Thracian Chersonesus.[1] It is mentioned in the Periplus of Pseudo-Scylax.[2]

There have been unconvincing attempts to identify Cobrys with Crobyle.[1] Cobrys' site is located 1 mile (1.6 km) south of Kavak Suyu, in European Turkey.[3][4]

See also

References

  1. Mogens Herman Hansen & Thomas Heine Nielsen (2004). "Thracian Chersonesos". An inventory of archaic and classical poleis. New York: Oxford University Press. p. 903. ISBN 0-19-814099-1.
  2. Periplus of Pseudo-Scylax, 67
  3. Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 52, and directory notes accompanying.
  4. Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.


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