Canopus (Thrace)

Canopus or Kanopos was a town of ancient Thrace, inhabited during Roman times.[1]

Its site is located near Hasköy in European Turkey.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 53, and directory notes accompanying.
  2. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

Coordinates: 41°01′58″N 28°57′49″E / 41.032779°N 28.963627°E

Canopus (disambiguation)

Canopus may refer to:

Canopus (or Alpha Carinae), the brightest star in the southern constellation of Carina

Canopus, Egypt, an ancient Egyptian city near modern-day Abu Qir, in the Nile Delta

Canopus (mythology), in Homeric myth, the pilot of King Menelaus's ship

Canopus (rocket), an Argentine sounding rocket

Canopus (Thrace), a town of ancient Thrace, a suburb of Byzantium

Canopus Corporation, a manufacturer of video editing cards and video editing software

HMS Canopus, two ships of the Royal Navy

USS Canopus, a ship of the United States Navy

Canopus (nuclear test) was the name given to the first test of the French hydrogen bomb, in 1968, with a yield of 2.8 megatons

Canopus Lake, a lake in Clarence Fahnestock State Park in New York State, USA

Canopus in Argos, a series of space fiction by Doris Lessing

Canopus G-ADHL, a Short Empire flying boat

Canopic jar, ancient Egyptian vessel for storing organs removed by mummification procedure

Canopus, Japanese high end drum kit manufacturer

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