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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
1856 Crommyon near Agio Theodori
1857 Sidous Sousaki
1858 Schoenitas, Schoenus, Schoinous Schoenitas
1859 Kenchreai, Cenchrees Kechries
1859.1 Lychnari bay, near Kato Vayia fort
1860 Bucephalum, Bucephalas portus, Boukephalos near the border between Corinth and Argolid, Fragolimano
1861 Anthedon Agios Petros
1862 Kalamianos
1863 Peiraeos, Speiraion? Korfos
1864 Epidaurum Palaia Epidauros
1865 Aegina, Enopia, Oinone insula, Kryptos Limen Roman naval base North of Kolonna hill, on Isle of Egina, Aigina
1866 Aegina, Enopia, Oinone insula Roman naval base South of Kolonna hill, on Isle of Egina, Aigina
1867 Aegina, Enopia, Oinone insula, commercial port Modern marina, on Isle of Egina, Aigina
1868 Methana, Arsinoe Vathy? near Magalochori
1869 Thermae Agios Nikolaos?
1870 Methana
1871 Celenderis, Kelenderis near Trezen, Trezene?
1872 Pohon, Pogon, Pogonus, port of Troizen port of the Trezenians, port of Calauria
1873 Kalaureia, Kalauria, Calauria insula, Calauree Naval base on the isle of Poros
1873.1 Kavo Vasili
1874 Eiones Ormos Artemis, Artemidhos?
1875 Hydra, Hydrea, Hydroussa insula Ydra, on the isle of Idra, with Mycenaean fort at Choriza
1875.1 Port of Episkopi, on the isle of Idra
1876 Aperopia insula Isle of Dokos
1877 Thermasia Thermisia?
1878 Hermione, Hermion Ermioni
1879 Pityoussa insula Isle of Spetses
1880 Baltiza bay, Spetsai, on Spetses island
1881 Halai, Halieis, Halia Portocheli
1882 Haliuse insula now connected to the continent at Portocheli?
1883 Mases? Lambayanna beach, near Kiladha, near Franchthi cave
1884 Philanorion jetty Vurlia Bay, with famous Iria point Mycenaean shipwreck
1885 Khaidhari, Vivari
1886 Asine Asini, Tolo
1887 Nauplia, Nauplie, port of Argos Nauplia, near Tiryntha
1888 Tiryns, port of Mycenae, archaic Ahhiyawa? Tirintha, Tirynthe, with Mycenaean tombs at Mycenae & Dendra-Midea
1889 Temenion, port of Argos? near Nea Kios, on R Inachos
1890 Lerna Myloi
1891 Genesion, Apobathmoi Kiverio
1892 Astron Paralio Astros
1892.1 Cheronisos
1893 Methana, Anthana? Thyrea? Agios Andreas
1894 Tyros Tyros
1895 Prasiae, Brasia Plaka Leonido
1896 Polichna Port Poulithra
1897 Port Cyphanta, Kyphanta Kyparissi
1898 Zarax Ierakas
1899 port of Jupiter, Dios Sotera port of Epidauros Limera
1900 Epidauros Limera, Epidaure-Limere not to be confused with Epidauros in Argolid
1901 Minoa Prom. Isle of Monemvasia
1902 Delion, Epidelion near Agios Stefanos
1903 Sida, Side Velanidia?
1904 Malea, Malee Cape Maleas is not a port, but on the contrary, it is the « Greek Cape Horn » for seafarers
1905 Nymphaion West of Maleas
1905.1 Etis Paleokastro?
1906 Boeae, Boea, Boiai, Boia Neapoli Voion
1907 Onougnathos, Onugnathe Elafonisos, Elafos, Pavlo Petri, Pavlopetri
1908 Kotyrta Pila near Daimonia
1909 Asopos Plytra, with possible ancient lighthouse
1910 Kyparissia, Kyparissa Boza, near Asope
1911 Leukai Mpozas
1912 Biandyna Elia
1913 Akriai, Acries Kokkinia
1914 Helos? Archaic port of the Vaphio Mycenaean tomb on R Eurotas? Ayios Stephanos, Stefania
1915 Trinasos, Trianasus Roman fort at Trinisa
1916 Gytheum, Gythium, Gytheion, Gythion port of Sparta
1917 Arainon, port of Las, Laa Vathy near Ageranos
1918 Asine, Vorthona near Skoutari
1919 Teuthrone Kotronas
1920 Aigila near Alipa Mani?
1921 Psamathus, Amathus Porto Kagio on Cape Tenare, ex-Matapan
1922 Taenaros, Tainaron Cape Taenarus, Tenare, ex-Matapan, bay near Kokkinogeia with a Poseidon/Neptune temple
1923 Achilleius portus, Achille’s port Marmari, on Cape Taenarus, Tenare, ex-Matapan
1924 Caenopolis, Kainepolis Kyparissos
1925 Messa, port of Hippola? near Mezapos
1926 Oitylos, Oetylus Neo Oitylo
1927 Pephnos, Pephnus near Agios Dimitrios
1928 Leutra, Leuktron Stoupa
1929 Kardamyle, Cardamyle, with Mycenaean acropolis Kardamyli
1930 Abia, Homer’s Ire in the Iliad Avia, inside the Messenia gulf
1931 Homer’s  Pherae in the Iliad, Pharai, Phares, port of Kalamai? Kalamata, on R Nedon, with Mycenaean settlement at Antikalamos, inside the Messenia gulf
1932 Corone, Korone Petalidi, inside the Messenia gulf, with Mycenaean tomb at Nichoria-Rizomylos
1933 Kolonides Vounaria
1934 Asine Koroni
1935 Phoinicos, in front of Oinoussai insulae Foinikounta, in front of the Enusses islands
1936 Mothone, Methone, archaïc Pedasus Modon
1937 Pylos Paliokastro, south of Koryphasion, Navarino castle, near lagoon of Gialova, Divari, Osman-Aga
1938 Port of the Spartans on Sphacteria insula Isle of Sfaktiria
1939 Pylos, archaic port of Mycenaean Nestor’s Palace Costa Navarino, near Korifasio & Tragana, with Nestor’s Palace at Epano Englianos
1940 Prote insula Isle of Proti
1941 Erana Agia Kiriaki
1942 Kuparissa, Cyparissie Kiparissia, with Mycenaean tomb at Mirou-Peristeria, 2 km east of Raches
1943 Aulon Ano Kalo Nero
1944 Pyrgos, port of Lepreon? Tholo, near Agios Ilias (possible shipshed on R Neda)
1945 Pylos? Kakovatos, with Mycenaean tombs
1946 Samikon, Samia near Kato Samiko
1947 Epitalion, at outlet of R Alpheios Epitalio, at outlet of R Alfeios
1947.1 Thryon Epitalio, at outlet of R Alfeios
1947.2 Margana near Epitalio?
1947.3 Letrinoi near Pyrgos?
1948 Pheia, port of Olympia, at cape Ichthys Agios Andreas, near cape Katakolon
1948.1 Kikysion West of Amaliada?
1949 Hyrmine near Kastro
1950 Cyllene, Kytlene (port of the Eleans) Kyllini, Kyllene
1951 Dumaeorum, Teichos Dymaion, Dyme Araxos
1952 Dyme, Pagasai, port of Pharae Kato Achaia
1953 Olenos Vrachneika
1954 Patrai, Patras Patras
1955 Rhium Rio at the toe of the Rion-Antirion bridge
1956 Panormus, Panorme Agios Vasileios
1957 Athenaeum Psathopyrgos?
1958 Erimeus, Erineum Erineos
1959 Aigion, Aegae, archaic Aegialeia Aigio, Vostitza
1960 Helike, Helice submerged at 30 m depth near Helike
1961 Aigai Akrata
1962 Egira, Aigeira, Homer’s Hyperesia Mavra Litharia
1962.1 Olouros near Kamari?
1963 Aristonautai port of Pellene, near Xylokastro
1964 Sicyane, Sicyon, Demetrias Sikionas
1965 Lechaion, Lecheum, Lechee Lechion
1966 Corinth, Ephyra Corinthe
1967 Therme Loutraki?
1968 Heraion, Heraea, Hera Limenia, Peiraion, Peraia, near Lake Eschatiotis Perachora, near Limni Vouliagmenis
1969 Oinoe, Oenoe near Agia Sotira