Parthenium (Mysia)

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. 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 domain: Smith, William, ed. (1854–1857). "Parthenium". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography. London: John Murray.

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