Elaeus (Bithynia)

Elaeus or Elaious (Ancient Greek: Ἐλαιοῦς)[1] or Elaios (Ἐλαῖος) was an emporium or trading place on the coast of Bithynia at the mouth of a river of the same name. Elaeus was 120 stadia west of Cales.

It is located on the north coast of modern Turkey, at the mouth of its name-sake river.[2][3]


  1. ^ Marcian of Heraclea, Peripl. p. 70.
  2. ^ Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 86, and directory notes accompanying.
  3. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainSmith, William, ed. (1854–1857). "Elaeus". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography. London: John Murray.

Coordinates: 41°06′56″N 31°17′50″E / 41.115693°N 31.297325°E

Elaeus (disambiguation)

Elaeus is an ancient city of Thrace, now in Turkey.

Elaeus or Elaious (Ancient Greek: Ἔλαιοῦς) may also refer to:

Elaeus (Aetolia), a town of ancient Aetolia, Greece

Elaeus (Argolis), a town of ancient Argolis, Greece

Elaeus (Attica), a deme of ancient Attica, Greece

Elaeus (Bithynia), a town of ancient Bithynia, in Asia Minor

Elaeus (Caria), a town of ancient Caria, in Asia Minor

Elaeus (Epirus), a town of ancient Epirus, Greece

Elaeus (Naxos), a town of ancient Naxos, Greece

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