Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Hellespont” in life cal., chapter 19 of C. Suetonius Tranquillus, Caligula:

... friends in ,cars of Gaulish make. Most people, I know, are of opinion, that this bridge was designed by Caius, in imitation of Xerxes, who, to the astonishment of the world, laid a bridge over the Hellespont , which is somewhat narrower than the distance betwixt Baiae and Puteoli. Others, however, thought that he did it to strike terror in Germany and Britain, which he was upon the point of invading, by t...

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Hellespont (Turkey) 508 2 0 0 0 user votes

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