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SY´MBOLON PORTUS (Συμθόλων λιμήν, Ptol. 3.6.2; Συμβύλου λιμήν, Arrian, Per. Pont. Eux. p. 20), a harbour with a narrow entrance on the S. coast of the Chersonesus Taurica, between the town of Chersonesus and the port of Cienus. In ancient times it was the chief station for the pirates of the Tauric peninsula. (Strab. vii. p.309; Plin. Nat. 4.12. s. 26; Anon. Per. Pont. Eux. p. 6.) Now the port of Balaklava. (Comp. Clarke's Travels, ii. p. 398; Pallas, ii. p. 128.)


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    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 4.12
    • Claudius Ptolemy, Tetrabiblos, 3.6
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