Heracleium or Herakleion ( Ancient Greek: Ἡράκλειον), also known as Lamyron, was a port town of  ancient Pontus, on the Black Sea, between  Amisus and Polemonium. It was situated on a promontory of the same name (called Herakleios akra (Ἡράκλειος ἄκρα) by Strabo, and  Herakleous akron (Ἡρακλέους ἄκρον) by Ptolemy ).
Its site is located near mouth of the Terme Çay,
Asiatic Turkey. 
^ a b
Lund University. . Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire
^ a b
Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). . Princeton University Press. p. 87, and directory notes accompanying. Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World
Strabo. . xii. p. 548. Geographica Page numbers refer to those of Isaac Casaubon's edition.
Ptolemy. . 2.3.3. The Geography
This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Smith, William, ed. (1854–1857). "Heracleium". . London: John Murray. Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography
Coordinates: 41°14′44″N 37°01′33″E / 41.245644°N 37.025822°E Heracleium (disambiguation)
Heracleium is an ancient city of Crete.
Heracleium or Herakleion (Ancient Greek: Ἡράκλειον) may also refer to:
Heracleium (Bithynia), ancient town of Bithynia, now in Turkey
Heracleium (Egypt), ancient town of Egypt
Heracleium (Ionia), ancient town of Ionia, now in Turkey
Heracleium (Pieria), ancient town of Pieria
Heracleium (Pontus), ancient town of Pontus, now in Turkey
This page is based on a Wikipedia article written by
Text is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 license; additional terms may apply.
Images, videos and audio are available under their respective licenses.