Philia (Thrace)

Philia (Ancient Greek: Φιλία) was a town of ancient Thrace, on the coast of the Euxine, situated on a promontory of the same name.[1] It was situated 310 stadia southeast of Salmydessus.

Its site is located near Karaburun in European Turkey.[2][3]


  1. ^ Ptolemy. The Geography. 3.11.4.
  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.

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

Coordinates: 41°20′17″N 28°40′36″E / 41.3381803°N 28.6766806°E

Philia (disambiguation)

Philia is one of the four ancient Greek words for love.

Philia may also refer to:

Philia (Greco-Roman magic), in Greco-Roman religion

"Philia" (song), a song by Versailles

Philia (Thrace), town of ancient Thrace

Philia culture, which existed on Cyprus in the middle and late Bronze Age

-philia, a suffix

280 Philia, an asteroid

Philia, a character in the Sword Art Online videogame series

Philia, a character in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

Philia, a character in the movie All About Lily Chou-Chou

Black Sea
Central Anatolia
Eastern Anatolia

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