the sea, so that it can also be used as a harbor, but the other mouthless.
At the mouthStrabo and Ptolemaeus 3.10.7 agree in placing the “mouth of the Tyras” at the outlet of the lake (into the Pontus), not at what was the outlet proper (into the lake), nor yet at the narrowest part of the lake where the city of Tyras (now Akkerman) was situated. of the Tyras is what is called the Tower of Neoptolemus,According to Forbiger (Strabo, Vol. II, p. 89, footnote) this tower was “recently” (about 1850) discovered at the end of the west coast of the lake. Cp. the Towers of Caepio (3. 1. 9), Pelorus (3. 5. 5), and Pharos (17. 1. 6). and also what is called the village of Hermonax.The exact site of the village is unknown, but Strabo certainly places it at the mouth. Ptolemaeus 3.10.7, places it 10 miles (in latitude) farther south than the mouth. And on sailing inland one hundred and forty stadia one comes to two cities, one on each side, NiconiaNiconia was situated on the lake near what