An important town in Illyria, not far from the mouth of the Aoüs, and sixty stadia
from the sea. It was founded by the Corinthians and Corcyraeans, and was equally celebrated
as a place of commerce and of learning. Many distinguished Romans, among others the young
Octavius, afterwards the emperor Augustus, pursued their studies here. Persons travelling
from Italy to Greece and the East usually landed either at Apollonia or Dyrrhacium.
A town in Macedonia, on the Via Egnatia, between Thessalonica and Amphipolis, and south of
the lake of Bolbé.
A town in Thrace, on the Black Sea, a colony of Miletus, which had a celebrated temple of
Apollo, from which Lucullus carried away a colossus of this god, and erected it on the
Capitol at Rome.
A castle or fortified town of the Locri Ozolae, near Naupactus.
A town on the northern coast of Sicily.
A town in Bithynia, on the lake Apolloniatis, through which the river Rhyndacus flows.
A town in Cyrenaica, and the harbour of Cyrené, one of the five towns of the
Pentapolis, in Libya; it was the birthplace of Eratosthenes