Limnae (Bithynia)

Limnae or Limnai (Ancient Greek: Λίμναι) was a town of ancient Bithynia on the coast of the Propontis.

It was a colony of Miletus.[1]

Its site is located near Hersek, in Asiatic Turkey.[2][3]


  1. ^ Pseudo Scymnus or Pausanias of Damascus, Circuit of the Earth, § 696
  2. ^ Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 52, and directory notes accompanying.
  3. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

Coordinates: 40°43′18″N 29°30′07″E / 40.721716°N 29.502079°E


Limnae or Limnai (Ancient Greek: Λίμναι) may refer to:

Limnae (Bithynia), an ancient town in Bithynia, now in Turkey

Limnae (Peloponnesus), an ancient Greek town on the borderlands between Messenia and Laconia

Limnae (Sparta), an ancient Greek settlement in Sparta

Limnae (Thrace), an ancient Greek city in Thrace

Limnae in Pisidia, a former city and bishopric, presently Gaziri in Anatolia and a Latin Catholic titular see

Black Sea
Central Anatolia
Eastern Anatolia

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