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Ancient port mentioned by ancient author(s)

Ancient port mentioned by modern author(s) only

Potential ancient harbour, from a nautical point of view

NB Ancient name Modern name
1537 Kato Aetos
1538 Port of Kestria? Pagania
1539 Torone, Lygaria, port of Pyrgos Ragiou Ormiskos Valtou
1540 Igoumenitsa
1541 Phaskomelia Faskomilia, Platarias
1542 Sybota insulae Nisida Agios and Nisida Syvota, islands in front of Sivota
1543 Elina near Karavostasi
1544 Toryne Paleoparga
1545 Elaias Limen, port of Ephyra in Elea of Thesprotis Cheimerion, Amoudia, at the outlet of R Acheron, port of Mesopotamo
1546 Glykys-Limen, Glucus? South of Kerentza
1547 Elatria Riza
1548 Buchetium, Bucheta, Berenike? Rogous, near Kastrosikia. This might be the Berenike of Epira located near Kastrosikia and mentionned by Cohen
1549 Nicopolis Aziaca, Nikopolis (Augustus’ victory monument) Paleopreveza
1550 Comare, Komaros, Small Comarus Port, port of Nicopolis Mytikas, just North of the Ambracian gulf, Amvrakikós kólpos, anchorage for Octavian’s fleet at Actium
1551 Grand Port Comarus Preveza, Vathy, in the Ambracian gulf
1552 Roman villa at Strongyli
1553 Bouchetion, Buchetium Kastro Rogon, on R Louros
1554 Ambracie, Ambrakia, on R Arachthus Phidokastro, near Arta on R Arachthos
1555 port of Indomene Maior Roman fort at Agriliais, Paleo Pyrgo, near Menidhion
1556 Roman fort at Ellenikouli
1557 Metropolis near Anoixiatiko
1558 Olpae near Arapis Beach
1559 Krenai, Crenae? near Mpoukka
1560 Limnaea, Argos Amphilochicum, Argeia Amfilochia
1561 Sarandiniko, near Loutraki
1562 Drymos Paliokklesi
1563 Euripos? Rouga
1564 Echinus Vonitsa
1565 Anaktorion, Anactorium near Nea Kamarina, anchorage for Antonius’ fleet at Actium
1566 Actium, Aktion, Acta famous naval battle in front of Nicopolis
1567 Roman fort at Vigla
1568 Leukas, Dioryktos? Peratia
1569 Leukas, Nerikos? Large submerged breakwater between Plagia & Ligia
1570 Roman fort at Kastri Lithies, near Lugia beach
1571 Roman fort at Phagia
1572 Vathi Vali
1573 Varko
1574 Pogonia
1575 Sollion, Solium Palairos? Roman fort at Kakavoula
1576 Hieros Limen Herakleous, Port of Alyzia near Mytikas
1577 Kastellaki
1578 Roman fort at Xylokastro, near Episkopi, on the isle of Kalamos
1579 Echinae insulae several shelters between Alyzia and Oeniades, probably in the Echinades islands
1580 Astakos, Astaque Astakos, Astaque, in Dragamesti bay
1581 Agios Pandeleimona
1582 Oxeiai, Oxia insula Isle of Oxeia
1583 Nasos insula Portes Skoupas
1584 Oiniadae, Oiniades, Œniades, Oeniades, Oenee, Trikardo insula, North port on Lacus Melite Katoxi, Trikardo
1585 Oiniadae, Oiniades, Œniades, Oeniades, Oenee, Trikardo insula, possible South port on R Acheloos Katoxi, Trikardo, on R Aspropotamos
1586 Phana, Elaos? Port of Ithoria? near Stamna
1587 Treis Ekklesies, near Aitoliko
1588 Palaia Pleuron Gyphtokastro, near Mesolongion
1589 Halikyrna Khilia Spitia
1590 Calydon, port of Mycenaean Thermos? Evinochori, in front of Patras, on R Evrinos
1591 Chalkeia, Halkia West of Kato Vasiliki
1591.1 Hypochalkis East of Kato Vasiliki
1592 Makyneia Macynea
1593 Naupaktos, Naupactus, Naupacte Lepanto, Lepante
1594 Erythrai? Port of Eupalion Monastiraki, near Efpalio
1595 Port of Oeneon, Oineon Skaloma, near Klima Efpalio
1596 Polis, Glypha near Glyfada
1597 Nisis Trizonia
1598 Agios Spyridon, port of Kallithea
1599 Oiantheia, Oeantheia, Euantheia Paralia Tolofona
1600 Erateini
1601 Phaistinos, Phaestus, Port of Phaestian Apollo Panormos?
1602 Tolophon, Tolphon near Agioi Pantes
1603 port of Chaleion Galaxidi
1604 Agios Demetrios
1605 Kirrha, Kirra, port of Krisa (port of Delphi and Amphissa, Homer’s Crissa) Magoula Xeropigadas, near Chrisso, on R Pleistos
1606 Antikyra, Anticyre Antikyra
1607 Medeon Agios Nikolaos
1608 Pharygium Prom.
1609 Mychos, Mychus, port of Bulis? Revitheika
1610 Bulis, Boulis Zalitza
1611 Chorsiai Chostia, near Saranti
1611.1 Thisbe Thisvi
1612 Siphae, Siphai, Siphe, Sifas, Tipha Alyki
1613 Kreusis, Creusis, Creuse, Creusa, port of Thespies Livadostra
1614 Eutretos, Eutretus Agios Vasileios?
1615 Aigosthena, Aegosthene Aigosthena, at Porto Germeno
1616 Panormos Psatha, near Megaris
1617 Pagae, Pagai, Peges Alepochori
1618 Nisa, Nisaea, Nisee (port of Megare, Megara) Roman fort at Agios Nicolas, near Megara
1619 Roman fort at Loutropyrgos
1620 Eleusis Elefsina
1621 Kopros South of airport runway
1622 Thria Aspropyrgos
1623 Boudoron, Budorium, Budore Roman fort near Steno, on the isle of Salamis
1624 Kanakia, on the isle of Salamis
1625 Kolones Kolones, on the isle of Salamis
1626 Salamis, Salamine Bay of Ambelaki, on the isle of Salamis
1627 Port Phoron, Foron, Port des fraudeurs, Thieves’ Harbour, Choma? Keratsini
1628 Piraeus, Le Piree, Kantharos, Gantharus (port of Athens, Kranaoi) Le Piree, The Piraeus, with a possible lighthouse at Themistocles’ tomb
1629 Zea, Phreatto? Le Piree, The Piraeus
1630 Munychia, Munychie Mounikhias, with possibly one lighthouse on each breakwater
1631 Phaleron, Phalara, Phalerura, Phalere, archaic port of Athens Phaleron, Paleo Faliro
1632 Halimous, at cape Kolias Agios Kosmas, near Athens airport
1633 Aixone near Glifadha
1634 Zostera, Zosteros, near Zoster Prom. Vouliagmeni
1635 Phabra insula Isle of Fleves
1636 Anagyros Vari
1637 Aigilia? Phoinikia
1638 Anaphlystos Anavissos
1639 Hyphormus portus Anaphlystos?
1640 Atene Roman fort near Charakas
1641 Patroklou Charax Isle of Patroklos
1642 Sunium, Sunion Prom. Sounion, most southerly point of the Attic, with steep slipway
1643 Sunium, Sounion Limen Passalimani
1644 Panormos Silver melting kilns at Puntazeza
1645 Laureion, Laurion silver mines near Lavrio
1646 Thoricos, Thorikos Port Mandri
1647 Porthmos, Deiradiotai islet near Daskaleio
1648 Prasiai, Prasies Porto Raphti, with Roman fort at Koroni
1649 Steiria, Stira Porto Rafti, with Mycenaean tombs at Perati
1650 Brauronia, Brauron Vravrona, at the outlet of R Erasinos
1651 Halae Araphenides, Artemis Loutsa
1652 Araphen Askitario, near Raphina, Rafina
1653 Myrrinoutta near Nea Makri
1654 Herakleion, port of Marathon Plassi, near Marathon
1655 Roman fort at Kynosoura
1656 Aegilia, Egilia insula islet de Dipsa, said « of thirst », between Styra and Marathon
1657 Rhamnous, Rhamnonte near Grammatiko
1658 Rhamnous east port near Grammatiko
1659 Rhamnous west port near Grammatiko
1660 Psaphis? Agioi Apostoloi
1661 Hieros-limen, Sacred Port, Delphinium Kamaraki-Vlastos
1662 Oropos, Orope Skala Oropou
1663 Delion, Delium Delesi
1664 Graia Paralia Avlidos
1665 Bathys Limen, Port Profond, Deep Port Megalo Vathi
1666 Aulis, port of Thebes, and, with Bathys Limen, gathering place for the armada of 1200 ships before leaving for the Trojan War Mikro Vathi
1667 Hyria Dramesi, near Chalkis
1668 Chaleia near Agios Minas
1669 Salganeus Panagitsa Drosias
1670 Anthedon Anthidona
1671 Phokai? Skroponeria
1672 Larymna Larimna
1673 Halae Theologos
1674 Anastasis Isle of Mitrou, near Tragana
1675 Atalante insula Isle of Atalantonisi
1676 Atameus, Kalliaros, port of Oponte, Opus Skala Atalandis?
1677 Kynos, Cynus near Livanates
1678 Alope near Achladi
1679 Daphnous Agios Konstantinos
1680 Knemis Roman fort near Asproneri
1681 port of Thronium Roman fort near Kainourgio
1682 port of Scarphia, Scarphea near Skarfia
1683 Nicaea, Nikaia near Molos
1684 Alpenos Kolonos, near Agia Triada
1685 Pyles, Thermopylae Pyles, Thermopyles
1686 Herakleia Trachinia near Iraklia
1687 Sosthenis? Vardates
1688 Antikyra? Komma
1689 Lamia Lamia
1690 Phalara Stilida
1691 Echinus Achinos
1692 Euboea, Makris insula Isle of Eubea, Evia
1693 Dion? near Lichada
1694 Athenai Diades near Loutra Gialtra
1695 Aedepsus Loutra Edipsou
1696 Orobiai North of Rovies
1697 Elymnion near Limni
1698 Aigai, Aegae near Politika
1699 Roman fort at Manika
1700 Chalkis, Chalcis, Calchis Liani Ammos, North of Chalkis
1701 Chalkis, Chalcis, Calchis Agios Stefanos, South of Chalkis
1702 Boeotiae Aulis insula Pasas island, in front of Aulis
1703 Argoura West of Lefkanti
1703.1 Lefkandi
1704 Eretria, Erithra, Eretrie Eretria, with Roman fort
1705 Amarynthos Amarinthos
1706 Porthmos Aliveri
1707 Boufalo, Voufalo
1708 Port of Styra Quarry at Nea Styra
1709 Marmarion Marmari, behind the Petalio islands
1710 Petalioi, Petalias insulas Petalio islands
1711 Karistos, Caryste Karystos
1712 Quarry near Vigles
1713 Geraestos, Geraistos, Gereste Kastri, near the southern tip of Evia
1714 Archampolis, near cape Caphereus, Cathereus, Caphareo Archamboli, near cape Cafireas, Cavo d’Oro
1715 Roman fort at Philagra, near Giannitsi
1716 Dhryopis, Dryopes Limniona
1717 Teleidai Stomio beach
1718 Oichalia near Ano Potamia
1719 Khili
1720 Kerinthos, Cerinthus Kria Vrisi, near Kirinthos
1721 Agio Vasileios in front Vasileios islet
1722 Poseidion near Vasilika
1723 Helleniko, Ellenika Ellinika
1724 Artemision, Artemisium Artemisio, at the northern tip of Evia
1725 Histiaia, Hestaia, Persee Oraioi
1726 Orea, Oreos, Horeus Oraioi
1727 Port of Khironisi?
1728 Ormos Vathikelon
1729 Port of Antrones Glyfa
1730 Pteleon, Pteleos Naval base at Achilleion
1731 Pteleon, Pteleos near Lichoura
1732 Pteleon, Pteleos Loutro
1733 Pteleon, Pteleos Pigadi
1734 Nies
1735 Amaliapolis
1736 Halos, Halus, Almyros Port Surbi, near Almiros
1737 Pyrasos, port of Thebes Phthiotides, Phthie, Demetrion Nea Anchialos
1738 Demetrion? near Marathos
1739 Amphanae? Soros
1740 Demetrias, Demetriade, Demetrium Aivaliotika
1741 Demetrias South port Alykes
1742 Demetrias Tarsanas Pefkakia
1743 Demetrias North port Aivaliotika
1743.1 Pagasai, Pagases, port of Pherae outlet of R Volos
1744 Iolcos, Ioklos, Aison? Dimini
1745 Iolcos, Ioklos, Aison? Palaia Kastro
1746 Ormenium Goritsa
1747 Lechonia, Liconia, Port of Neleia Platanidia
1748 Methone? with port near Malaki?
1749 Korakai, Korope, Corope, port of Milies Kato Gatzea
1750 Korakaipyrgos, Palaiopyrgos Afyssos
1751 Lephokastro
1752 Spalauthra, Spalathra Chorto
1753 Milina
1754 Olizon North Ormos Vathoudhi
1754.1 Roman fortlet at Trikeri, Mylos
1755 Olizon South near Chontris
1756 Aphetai, Aphetes (jetty of the argonauts) Platania? at the southern tip of Magnesia
1756.1 Sepias, Myrae Prom. Agios Georgios, Katigiorgi
1757 Thaumakia? Theotokos church, near Liri
1758 Hellenistic fort at Cape Pouri
1758.1 Ipnoi? south of  Veneto
1759 Castanea, Kasthaneia Kamari, near Keramidi
1760 Melivoia Polidendri
1761 Verliki Velika
1762 Rhizous, Rizus Paliouria
1763 Koutsoupia
1764 Eurymenai near Kokkino Nero
1765 Homolion on R Pinios, near the bridge of Petrogefyro, near Omolio
1766 Phila near Pyrgetos?
1767 Herakleion, Platamon near Neos Panteleimonas
1768 Leibethra Leptokarya?
1769 Pimpleia South of Dion
1770 Dium, Dion Dium, Dion
1771 Pydna Gulf of Salonika
1772 Methone in Emathia, Oisyne Nea Agathoupoli
1773 Aloros Kypseli
1773.1 Acerdos Meliki
1773.2 Aigai Aigeai
1773.3 Berroia Veroia
1773.4 Mieza between Lefkadia and Kopanos
1773.5 Skydra near Arseni
1773.6 Kyrros
1773.7 Genderros near Milotopos?
1774 Pella in Emathia, Oisine Pella, river port in the gulf of Salonika
1774.1 Phakos insula South of Pella
1774.2 Ichnai near Kouphalia?
1774.3 Allante Nea Chalkidonia?
1775 Gephyra Gefyra
1775.1 Herakleia? SE of Gefyra
1775.2 Chalastra, on R Axius Chalastra, on R Axios
1776 Ad Decimum near Anchialos?
1777 Sindos Sindos
1778 Thessalonica, Thessalonique, Salonique, Ekklesiastiki skala Ladadika, Thessaloniki
1779 Therme, Kellarion Mikron Emvolon, near Kalamaria in Thessaloniki’s suburbs
1780 Rhaikelos East of Peraia
1781 Aenea Nea Michaniona
1782 Smila near Epanomi
1783 Skapsa, Kampsa South of Epanomi
1784 Gigonos Nea Iraklia
1784.1 Dikaia Nea Kallikratea
1785 Aisa, Haisa, Lisai, port of Antigoneia of Chalkidiki? East of Nea Kallikratea
1786 Brea near Sozopoli
1787 Kombreia near Nea Plagia
1788 Lipaxos near Nea Moudania
1789 Pallene, Pallene, Phlegra peninsula in Halkidiki, Chalcidique
1790 Sane Fylakes Xenophondos
1791 Posideion Prom. Posidi
1792 Mendis, Mende Kalandra
1793 Skione Skioni
1794 Therambos, Thrambos Paliouri, in the gulf of Kassandra =  Toronic gulf
1795 Aige, Aege near Glarokavos
1796 Neapolis Polykhrono
1797 Ismaros, Ismara, Parthenion, Phalesina near Solenas, Solina?
1798 Aphytis Afytos
1799 Potidaia, Potidee, Kassandreia, Cassandrea Nea Poteidaia, in Halkidiki
1800 Mecyberna, Mecyperne, port and arsenal of Olynthos Olynthos, on the Toronic gulf
1801 Sermylia, Sermyle near Ormylia
1802 Galepsos, Galepsus near Nikiti
1803 Torone Toroni or Koufos, on the Toronic gulf
1804 Kohphos, Kophon Koufos
1805 Ampelos end of the Sithonia peninsula
1806 Koukos near Sykia
1807 Sarte Sarti
1808 Ormos Mesopanayia
1809 Ormos Kriftos
1810 Ormos Dhimitriaki
1811 Ormos Panayia
1812 Siggos, Singus Livrochio, near Agios Nikolaos
1813 Piloros, Pilorus Pyrgadikia
1814 Palaiopyrgos
1815 Assa, Assera? Develiki, near Gomati
1816 Sane, Ouranoupolis Tripiti, near Nea Roda
1817 Thyssos, Thyssus near the Kastamonitou monastry
1818 Palaiotrion, Palaiorion near the Dochiariou monastry?
1819 Cleonae, Kleonai, port of Karyes Dhafni, Daphne
1820 Ports of Mount Athos ? near Mount Athos
1821 Apollonia near the Megisti Lavra monastry
1822 Port of Akrothooi beach of Bela?
1823 Charadries, Charadrou, Stratonikeia? near the Stavronikita monastry
1824 Holophyxos, Olophyxos near the Chelandariou monastry
1825 Dion Ormos Plati
1826 Acanthos, port of the Acanthians Akanthos-Ierissos, on the Strymonic gulf
1827 Stageira, Stagire Stageira
1828 Kapros, port of Stageira, Port du Sanglier Olympias, from the name of Kafkanas, Kapros islet which has a boar’s shape
1829 Bromiskos, Bromiscus Stavros
1830 Pennana Asprovalta?
1831 Argilos, Argilus Sikia
1832 Eion, port of Amphipolis, Chrysopolis, on R Strymon near Ofriniou
1833 Galepsos, Galepsus, port of Phagres near Kariani
1834 Loutra Eleutheron Roman fort at Loutra Eleutheron
1835 Apollonia Pyrgos Apollonias
1836 Oisyme, Oesyme Ormos Elevtheron
1837 Heraklitsa Iraklitsa
1838 Antisara Kalamitsa?
1839 Neapolis Kavala, in Macedonia
1840 Akontisma? Nea Karvali
1841 Pistyros, Pistiros? near Pontolivado
1842 Daton Chrysopouli, on R Angites
1843 Abdera, North port Avdira, in Thrace
1844 Abdera, East port Avdira, in Thrace
1845 Dicaea, Dicee South of Porto Lagos, near Xanthia
1846 Xantheia in Lake Vistonis?
1847 Stryme on Cape Molivoti
1848 Maronia, Maronee, Ismaros Agios Charalambos, South of Maroneia
1849 Mesembria, Serreios Akra near Petrota
1850 Drys near Mesimvria
1851 Dikella Dikella
1852 Zone Makri
1853 Sale near Alexandroupoli
1853.1 Tempyra Near Apalos?
1854 Trajanopolis, Traianoupolis  Loutra Traianopolis
1855 Doriscos, Doris, on R Hebrus Doriskos, on R Maritsa, Evros, Mariç