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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
3101 landing beach of the Greeks during the Trojan war location 3 km North of Yeniköy according to Kraft (2003)
3102 Achilleion, Achaeorum portus, port of the Acheans (also called Danaans or Argives and today: Mycenaeans) 3 km beach between Besike Burnu, also called Paleo Kastro, 2 km South of Yeniköy, and a point 1.5 km North of the Kumburun port terminal
3103 Tenedos, Tenedhos insula Bozcaada, on the island Bozcaada in front of Troy, Troie
3104 Achaiion Hantepe, near Geyikli
3105 Alexandria Troas, Indicaia Troas, Antigoneia de Troade Eski Stambul South of Dalyan, Dalayanköy
3106 Kolonai Besiktepe, near Tavakli
3107 Larisa, Ptolemais Limantepe, near Tuzla
3108 Hamaxitos, Harmatus, Harmatunte Gülpinar
3109 Chrysa Babakale, Cape Baba Burum, Göztepe
3110 Polymedium, Palamedium Hiyarlik Koyu, Asarlık
3111 Assos, Apollonia Behram Kale
3112 Gargara near Arikli
3113 Antandros and nearby Aspaneus near Altinoluk
3114 Astira, Astyria? Güre, near Kilisetepe
3115 Chryse? Magara Tepe, near Akcay
3116 Miletos near Coruk
3117 Adramyttium, Adramytte Ören, near Burhaniye
3118 Kisthene, Cisthene, Passandra Gömec
3119 Koryphas behind Cicek Adasi island
3120 Herakleia, Elateia? Ayvalik
3121 Pordoselene, Nasos Alibey, on the isle of Cunda Adasi
3122 port of Attea? Ersin Beyhan, near Altinova
3123 Malene, Melene Bahçeli
3124 Karene? Assar Kaya
3125 Atarneus Kale Tepe, near Dikili
3126 Cana, Kanai, Kane Prom. Karadag, near Bademli, island now connected to mainland
3127 Arginusa insulae, îles Arginuses Isles of Kalem, Garip, near Bademli (the third island being Karadag, now connected to mainland near Kane)
3128 Elaioussa insula Roman villa on Kizkulesi Mardalic Adasi
3129 Aternaeus sub Pitanem near Denizköy
3130 Pitane, main West port Chandarli West
3131 Pitane, possible East port Chandarli East
3132 Elea, Elaia, Elee, port of Pergamum Naval base and commercial port at Kazikbaglar
3133 Grynia, Gryneion disappeared city near Yenisakran
3134 Achaion Limen, port of the Acheans Caltilidere
3135 Myrina, Myrine, maritime port North of Aliaga
3136 Myrina, Myrine, river port on R Piticos North of Aliaga, on R Güzelhisa
3137 Kyme, Cyme, Syme Nemrut Limani, South of Aliaga
3138 Ascanius portus, Ascanian port, Karteris, Carterias? Kyllene? Yenifoca
3139 Phokia, Phocee, Focae, Lamptera Eskiföca, Foca near Izmir
3140 Phokia, Phocee, Focae, Naustathmos Eskiföca, Foca near Izmir
3141 Leukai, Leucae, Leuce, Leuces island Kus Cenneti now connected to the continent
3142 Palaia Smyrna, Naulochon Bayrakli, Izmir
3143 Smyrna, Eurydikeia Izmir, with ancient lighthouse
3144 Klazomenai, Clazomenae, Clazomenes, Polichne Liman Tepe, near Urla Iskele
3145 Klazomenai, Clazomenae, Clazomenes Karantina island, near Urla Iskele
3146 Hypokremnos Gülbahce
3147 Polichna Balikliova?
3147.1 Sidousa insula? Buyuk Ada
3148 Kybeleia Badembükü? near Parlak
3149 Helos near Kücükbahce
3150 Phoenicous, Phaenikunte, port of the Phenicians Egri Liman?
3151 Pteleon near Karareis
3152 Erythrai, Erythras, Erythres Ildir, in front of Chios
3153 Dalyanköy
3154 Boutheia, Minoan colony Cesme-Baglararasi
3155 Cissous, Cissus near the cape
3156 Embaton, Embata Alacati, inside Agrilar Limani
3157 Erythras, near Mount Corycos, Korykos Nergiz Koyu near Cape Koraka Burum
3158 Kasystes, Casystes Kirkdilim Koyu near Cape Koraka Burum
3159 Gökkovar Limani, Kokar
3160 Aerae Airai near Demirci
3161 Portus Gerrhaisticus, Gerraeidae, Cherraedae, Gerai, Gereste, Agra bay of Sigacik
3162 Teos Teos Limani
3163 Myonnesos, Myonese insula near Cape Doganbey Burum
3164 Macris, Makris at Cape Doganbey Burum
3165 Aspis insula, Arkonnesos, Ethalia? Doganbey Adasi island
3166 Lebedos, Ptolemais Urkmez
3167 Dioshieron Özdere
3168 Notion, Notium, port of Kolophon and of Klaros Ahmetbeyli
3169 Port Panorme Yoncaköy
3170 Archaic port, North of Artemision, Helibaton, Apasa? Ayasoluk hill, near Selcuk
3170.1 Cukurici Höyük, prehistoric site, near Selcuk
3171 Greek port at Koressos North side of Panayirdag hill, near Selcuk
3172 Hellenistic port of Ephesos, Arsinoe West side of Panayirdag hill, near Selcuk
3173 Roman port of Ephesus, Ephese, at the foot of the Peion, Cheileton hill West side of Panayirdag hill, near Selcuk
3174 Canakgöl, near Selcuk, with possible lighthouse on top of hill
3175 Pamucak, near Selcuk
3176 Fygela, Phygella, Neapolis Kusadasi
3177 Marathesion Kusadasi South
3178 Anaia Kadikalesi
3179 Melle, Melia, port of  Panionion and Herakleion? near Güzelcamli
3180 Mycale, Mykale Prom. Lohmann’s western fort “MYK 64”, Lesagha
3181 Glauke Limen Dipburnu
3182 Trogilion, Trogyllium Prom. Port Saint Nikolao, near Cape Doganbey
3183 Thebai near Karina
3184 Skolopoeis near Tuzburgazi
3185 Naulochos Atburgazi
3186 Priene, Priene Güllübahce on the silted up outlet of R Meandre, Meander
3187 Maiandros Söke?
3188 Magnesia ad Maeandrum Tekin
3189 Myus, Myonte near Afsar
3190 Pyrra near Sarikemer
3191 Herakleia ad Latmos, Pleistarcheia Kapikiri on Lake Bafa
3192 Ioniapolis Mersinet Iskelesi, near Pinarcik
3193 Miletos main port, Dokimos Harbour, archaic Millawanda, Milawata Milet, Lion Harbour
3194 Miletos archaic port, Minoan colony Milet, Theater Harbour
3195 Miletos Milet, Athena Harbour
3196 Miletos commercial port Milet, Humei Tepe
3197 Miletos commercial port Milet, Eastern Harbour
3198 Miletos commercial port Milet, Kalabek Tepe
3199 Lade, Lade, Lada insula now inland near Batiköy
3200 Panormum Milesiorum, Panormos, Panhormos, port of Didymes near Yeniköy 3 km NW of temple of Apollon
3201 Posideion, Posidio Prom. Tekagac Burnu
3202 Port of Didyme, archaic Branchidae Didyme
3203 Teichiussa, Teikhiousa Sapli Ada
3204 Iassos, Iasos, Minoan colony Kiyikislacik
3205 Passala navale Sakiz, Bodrum airport
3206 Bargylia, port of Mylase, Milas near Bogazici
3207 Karyanda on the isle of Caryande Isle of Salih Adasi
3208 Küyücak
3209 Siralik
3210 Karyanda, Neapolis Türkbükü
3211 Panormo Caryandae NE Yalikavak, with Mycenaean tomb at Dirmil/Gökcebel, 3 km E of modern marina
3212 Ouranion SE Yalikavak, Karain tepe – Geris
3213 Myndus, Myndos, Neaoplis Gümüslük “Western Harbor”, Bati Limani
3214 Myndus, Myndos, Neaoplis Gümüslük, Dogu Limani
3215 Palaia Myndos near Kadikalesi
3216 Kymnissa Akce Köy
3217 Strobilos, port of Termera Aspat, with Mycenaean tombs at Assarlik at 3 km NW
3218 Halicarnassus, port of Pedasa, Zephyrion Bodrum, small naval base inside modern marina? with Mycenaean settlement at Ortakent-Müsgebi
3219 Halicarnassus, Portus Secretus? Bodrum, South of fort
3220 Halicarnassus, large commercial port? Bodrum, East of fort
3221 Amynanda Alakisla Yalisi, Alakisla
3222 Port of Pargasa, Bargasa Cökertme? near Gökbel
3223 Ceramus, Keramos Ören
3224 Hayitli
3225 Idyma inside the gulf of Gökova
3226 Ferek
3227 Kallipolis near camli
3228 Kedreai, Cedrae insula Isle of Sedir Adasi inside the gulf of Gökova
3229 Amnista Sögüt, near Karaca
3230 Okluk Koyu, inside Degirmen Bükü
3231 Ingilizi Limani, inside Degirmen Bükü
3232 Kapicikada, Kapicikada Tepesi
3233 Büyük Cati
3234 Euthene, Euthane Akcali, Akcali Koyu?
3235 Knidos, naval base, ancient Triopion Cnide West, former isle of Triopion now connected to mainland, Cape Kriou
3236 Knidos, commercial port, ancient Triopion Cnide East, former isle of Triopion now connected to mainland, Cape Kriou, with possible ancient lighthouse
3237 Palaia Knidos, Ancient Knidos Datca, Burgaz
3238 Palaia Knidos, Ancient Knidos Datca, Burgaz
3239 Palaia Knidos, Ancient Knidos Datca, Burgaz
3240 Emecik
3241 Bybassos, Bubassius Hisarönü, near Marmaris
3242 Aulai Orhaniye, in the bay of Keci Bükü
3243 Hygassos near Turgutkale in the bay of Losta
3244 Hydas Selimiye
3245 Syme, Symi insula Simi Adasi, Sömbeki West of Loryma
3246 Tymnos, Thymnias near Bozburum
3247 Thyssanusa, Tisanusa near Sögütköy
3248 Kasara in front of Rabbit Island
3249 Larymna North of Bozukkale
3250 Loryma, Loryme Arsenal Bay, Bozukkale in front of Rhodes
3251 bay of Kressa, Cressa, Cresso Serce Liman
3252 Gelos, Tlos SE of Kasara
3253 Elaeussa, Elaioussa, Sebaste insula Kizil Adasi island South of Taslica, nearest point of Rhodes island
3254 Phalaro creek sheltered by the isle of Arap Adasi?
3255 Gerbekse
3256 Posidio, port of Syrna Ciftlik Koyu?
3257 Samus, Samo, Amos Kumlubük
3258 Physkos, Physcus Marmaris
3259 Aksaz, in Karaagac Limani
3260 Pyrnos near Aksaz, in Karaagac Limani
3261 Rhopusa, Rhodoussa insula Isle of Yilancik Adasi
3262 Karpasyanda? Kiziltepe
3263 Kaunos, Caunus, at the outlet of R Calbis Dalyan on R Dalyan
3264 Pasanda, Passalis Sülüngür Gölü near Gökbel
3265 Cymaria, Kymaria? Kargicak Koyu
3266 Panormum Cauniorum, Panormos Asi Koyu?
3267 Pisilis, Panormos? Cubito? Sarigerme
3268 Pedalio Prom. Cape Kapidagi
3269 Lydai, Clydis? Aga Limani
3270 Kapi Creek
3271 Arymaxa, Hamam Bay, Cleopatra Bay Manastir where Cleopatra stopped twice
3272 Lissa Sarsala Koyu
3273 Telandros, Telandria insula Isle of Tersane Adasi
3274 Krya, Crya, Cryis Tasyaka
3275 Kallimache, Callimache, archaic Hyparna? Göcek
3276 Daedalis, Daedala Inlice
3277 Lagussa insula Isle of Kizil Adasi
3278 Golfe de Glaucus gulf of Fethiye
3279 Telemessis, Telmesso, Telmissos, Thelmisse Fethiye
3280 Lebissos insula Isle of Gemiler Adasi, Ile Saint Nicolas, pirates’ stronghold attacked by Pompey in 67 BC
3281 Tersane bay on islet near Karacaören island
3282 Cissidibus, Cissidae, port of Karmylessos? Cold Water Bay, at the toe of Kayaköy village and the ghost town of Levisse, Livisi
3283 Ölüdeniz lagoon where Pompey anchored its fleet before the attack of the pirates of island Gemiler Adasi in 67 BC
3284 Perdikiai, Perdiciis, Artymnissos, Butterfly Valley, Kelebekler Vadisi
3285 Kalabantia, Calabantiis, port of Sidyma Balartli plaji, near Karacaburnu
3286 Kidna, Pydnay Gavur Agli, near Karadere
3287 Letoon, on R Xantho, R Sibris, navigable Kumluova, on R Esin Cayi
3288 Xanthos, on R Xantho, R Sibris, navigable Kinik, on R Esin Cayi
3289 Patara, Arsinoe, port of Xanthos Gelemis, with ancient lighthouse
3290 Phoinike in front of Xenagorae insulae Kalkan in front of islands Kalkan Adasi
3291 Rhoge insula Isle of Ro Adasi, Kara Ada
3292 Megisti, Megiste insula Megisti, on the isle of Megisti Adasi, Meis, Kastellorizo
3293 Habesos, Antiphellus, port of Phellus Kas in front of the isle of Megisti
3294 Sebeda Limanagzi
3295 Port of Isinda Inönü Koyu? near famous Uluburun Mycenaean shipwreck
3296 Aperlis, Aperlai inside the bay
3297 Pölemos Bükü
3298 Dolichiste insula Tersane Koyu on the isle of Kekova Adasi
3299 Teimioussa, Tristomon Kaleücagiz
3300 Somenis, Simena in front of the isle of Kekova Adasi
3301 Istlada Gökkaya near the isle of Kekova Adasi
3302 Andriace, Andriake, port of Myra, Myres Demre
3303 Ision, Isio turre Roman fort at  Beymelek
3304 Phoinix Finike
3305 Lamyro, Limyra Yuvalilar, at the toe of the hill
3306 Gagis, Gagae, Palaion Teichos Mavikent
3307 Melanippion, Melanippe Korsan Koyu
3308 Chelidoniae insulae, iles Chelidoniennes, Chelidonian islands anchorage near one of the three islands in front of the Sacred Gelidonya promontory, with famous Mycenaean shipwreck
3309 Crambusa, Krambousa, Dyonisias insula Isle of Sulu Adasi
3310 Moron Hydor, Moro bay of Adrasan
3311 Siderous Limen, Posidarisunte Sazak Koyu
3312 Hadrianopolis, Olympus on R Phoenicunte Olimpos on R Cirali
3313 Coryco, Korykos Creek of Maden
3314 Phaselis, Phaselide near Tekirova
3315 Agva
3316 Idyros? Kemer
3317 Lyrnateia, Lyrnas, Lyrnessos, Lyrnante insula? Ile aux souris, Mice island, Sican Adasi
3318 Tenedos and Olbia bridge Arapsu bridge, near the outlet of R Boga
3319 Attaleia, Adalia, port of Perge Antalya
3320 Mygdalis Antalya, near Genclik?
3321 Masura Antalya, near Fener?
3322 Magydos, port of Perge South of Antalya airport
3323 Rhixoupous, Rhouskopous, Rhuscopode near Lara Beach
3324 Perge, Pergé, Perga, near R Kestros, Cestro Aksu, near R Aksu
3325 Kynosarion, Cynosario near Belek
3326 Aspendos on R Eurymedon Belkis, on R Köprücay, navigable
3327 Seleukeia, Seleucie de Pamphilie near Perakende
3328 Side, Sida Selimiye, with possible ancient lighthouse
3329 R Melas, Melane outlet of R Manavgat near Side, navigable
3330 Dianae templo ? near the outlet of R Manavgat
3331 Kibyra, Cibyra, Mikra Kara Burun
3332 Ptolemais near Türkler
3333 Augai, Arsinoe of Pamphylia near Elikezik
3334 Aunesis, port of Hamaxia near Elikezik
3335 Korakesion, Coracesium, Coryphe? Alanya
3336 Laertes Cebelires
3337 Naulis, Nauloi? port of Laertes? near Mahmutlar
3338 Syedra near Kargicak
3339 Iotape Aydap İskelesi
3340 Sallune, Sellinus, Selinunte, Selinonte, Traianopolis, archaic Saranduwa? Gazipasa Limani
3341 Kaystros, Kestros Kilisebeleni, near Macar
3342 Nephelium, Nephelis? Güney Kalezi near Muzkent
3343 Crago, Antiochia ad Cragum, Antiochia Parva, Antiochette near Güneyköy
3344 Fort of Charadrus, Charadros Yakacik Kaledran
3345 Platanunte, Mellisa Melec near Demirören
3346 Anamorium, Anemurium Anamur
3347 Rygmanoi, Rhygmanis? Mamuriye, at oulet of R Orymagdos Mamure
3348 Nagidos Bozyasi
3349 Arsinoe of Cilicia, port of Setos, Syke Güneysu Koyu
3350 Dionysophanis Roman villa East of Tekmen
3351 Mandane Tekeli
3352 Mellaxia, Myous? Myanda? Soguksu near Yenikas
3353 Calenderis, Celenderis, Kelenderis Gilindere-Aydincik
3354 Spurie island Yilanli, Yilanli Ada
3355 Berenice of Cilicia near Sancakburnu: Kurtini Koyu?
3356 Pisourgia, Pisurgiis Sipahili
3357 Krambousa insula Besparmak Adasi
3358 R Craunos near Büyükeceli
3359 Kiphisos, Cephiso, Melane Yesilovacik
3360 Aphrodisias, Aphrodite’s port Tisan near Yesiloacik
3361 Pityusse, Pityoussa insula, Petrossa? Isle of Dana Adasi
3362 Palaia, Philaia Barbaros Koyu
3363 Portum Nesulium, Nesoulion, Asteria insula Agalimani behind Bogsak island
3364 Mylai near Tasucu
3365 Holmoi, Holmis, Hermia? Tasucu
3366 Seleucia ad Calycadnum, Seleucie de Kalykadnos, Tracheia, archaic Ura, Oura, Hyria, port of Olba? Silifke
3367 R Calydunum, Calycadunum and Sarpedonio Prom. R Göksu the outlet of which has wandered much since antiquity, probably between Tasucu on the West side and Atakent on the East side
3368 Zephirion near Arkum
3369 Persente, Pseudokorasion? near Atakent
3370 Korasion, Pulchrum Coracesium, Kalon Korarkesion Yaprak Koyu
3371 Arima? Krine? near Narlikuyu
3372 Corycos, Korikos, Corycus Kizkalesi
3373 Elaeusa, Elaiussa Sebaste Ayas near Yemiskumu
3374 Akkale Akkale near Kumkuyu
3375 Lamos Roman fort at Limonlu
3376 Kalanthia, Calanthia Erdemli
3377 Soles, Soli, Soloi, Pompeiopolis Viransehir West of Mersin
3378 Anchialeia, Anchiale, archaic Elipru, Pitura, on R Efrenk Yumuktepe, on R Müftü, near Mersin
3379 Zephyrion, Hadrianopolis Mersin
3380 Aulai? near Mersin-Karaduvar
3381 outlet of Lake Rhegmi near Kulak
3382 Tarsos, port of Tarsus, Rhegma lagoon, Antiochia ad Kydnum, archaic Illubru, archaic Olymbrus Tarsus
3383 R Saros R Ceyhan
3384 Adana, Antiochia ad Sarum on R Saros Adana
3385 Ionia near Tabur?
3386 Antiochia ad Pyrmum, Magarsa, Magarsos, Mallo, Mallos on R Pyramos near Cape Karatas, 3 names for one single place according to Arnaud
3387 Mallos, Antiochia ad Pyrmum not at Kiziltahta on R Ceyhan according to Arnaud
3388 Didymis insulae isles of Karatas Adasi
3388.1 Zephyrion at the outlet of R Ceyhan
3389 Serretillis, Serraipolis, on R Pyramos Sirintilimin Cintlik, near Bebeli at the outlet of R Ceyhan
3390 Mopsuestia, Mopsos, Seleucia ad Pyramum, Hadriana, on R Pyramos Misis, Mycenaean settlement on R Ceyhan
3391 Aigaiai, Aigai, Aegeae,  Aegees Ayas, near Yumurtalik
3392 Halai, Alai, Alis near the Sugözü power station
3393 Amanicas portas, Portis Ciliciae, Katabolos, Moutloubake near the Tahsin LÖK terminal
3394 Issus, Isso, Nikopolis near Yeniyurt
3395 Fano near Dörtyol
3396 Baiae Payas
3397 Karayilan
3398 Kodrigai “Pillars of Jonas”, temple at Sariseki
3399 Alexandria ad Issum, Indicaia ad Issos, Indicaia Scabiosa Indicatte, Iskenderun
3400 Myriandos, Myriandros near Büyükdere South of Indicatte
3401 Antioch of Pieria, Rhosos, Arosos Arsuz, near Ulucinar
3402 Burunlu
3403 Georgia, Georgiis near Kale
3404 Seleukeia, Seleucia Pieria, Seleucie de Pierie, Hydatos Potamoi, home port of Classis Syriaca fleet port of Antioch of Daphne, basin on the coast at the outlet of the tunnel of Titus
3405 Seleukeia, Seleucia Pieria, Seleucie de Pierie, Hydatos Potamoi port of Antioch of Daphne, initial basin at the toe of the hill
3406 Ad Orontem, port of Antioch, on R Dracon, archaic Iarmuti, Iarimuta, Iarimmuta? Al-Mina, at the outlet of R Oronte, R Assi, near Antakya
3407 Bytyllion near Meydan
3408 Nymphaion, Balaneion Tiberinon Samandagi Plaji