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1. The Periplus of the Euxine Sea (c. 130 AD) gives the following details: It is said that the goddess Thetis raised this island from the sea, for her son Achilles, who dwells there.

2. The territory referred to as Illyria corresponded roughly to the area east of the Adriatic Sea in the Mediterranean Sea extending in the south to the mouth of the Vjosë. The first account of the Illyrian groups comes from Periplus of the Euxine Sea, an ancient Greek text written in the middle of the 4th century BC. The west was inhabited by the Thracian tribe of the Bryges while the south was inhabited by the Greek tribe of the Chaonians whose capital was at Phoenice.

3. Plutarch mentions that the campaigns of Heracles and Theseus against the Amazons took place on the Euxine Sea (the modern Black Sea).

4. As the Greeks gained knowledge of world geography, "Thrace" came to designate the area bordered by the Danube on the north, by the Euxine Sea (Black Sea) on the east, by northern Macedonia in the south and by Illyria to the west.

5. and in its turn became the parent of numerous other colonies, which extended all around the shores of the Euxine Sea and the Propontis from Abydus and Cyzicus to Trapezus and Panticapaeum.

6. The people of Tauris/Taurica facing the Euxine Sea worshipped the maiden goddess Artemis.

7. For the armies of the East were dispersed in all directions, because the Turks had over-spread, and gained command of, countries between the Euxine Sea [Black Sea] and the Hellespont, and the Aegean Sea and Syrian Seas [Mediterranean Sea], and the various bays, especially those which wash Pamphylia, Cilicia, and empty themselves into the Egyptian Sea [Mediterranean Sea]. Years and decades later, Manzikert came to be seen as a disaster for the Empire;

8. From Egypt to the Euxine Sea, the bishops were in arms and in motion.

9. In October 1767 Hassan Bey, who had preyed on Turkish ships in the Euxine Sea for a number of years, was captured and impaled, even though he had offered 500,000 ducats for his pardon.

10. and thus they made them: They put together fifty-oared galleys and triremes, three hundred and sixty to be under the bridge towards the Euxine Sea, and three hundred and fourteen to be under the other, the vessels lying in the direction of the stream of the Hellespont (though crosswise in respect to the Pontus), to support the tension of the ropes.

11. According to Greek myths the island was created by Poseidon for Achilles and Helen to inhabit, but also for sailors to have an island to anchor at the Euxine Sea, but the sailors should never sleep on the island.

12. The first written mention of Rize is made by Arrian in a work named Periplus of the Euxine Sea, as a city founded at the mouth of the homonymous river (the ancient and Byzantine ῾Ρίζιος ποταμός).

13. The region of Trapezus (later called Trebizond, now Trabzon) was mentioned by Xenophon in his famous work Anabasis, describing how he and other 10,000 Greek mercenaries fought their way to the Euxine Sea after the failure of the rebellion of Cyrus the Younger whom they fought for, against his older brother Artaxerxes II of Persia.

14. Arrian, in the Periplus of the Euxine Sea (131 CE), describes it as a village "and not a large one."

15. Mossynoeci (Greek: Μοσσύνοικοι, Mossyniki "dwellers in wooden towers") is a name that the Greeks of the Euxine Sea (Black Sea) applied to the peoples of Pontus, the northern Anatolian coast west of Trebizond.

16. They were from the coast of the Euxine Sea.

17. The Periplus of the Euxine Sea (Ancient Greek: Περίπλους τοῦ Εὐξείνου Πόντου, Períplous toû Euxeínou Póntou, modern Greek transliteration Períplous tou Efxínou Pódou, Latin: Periplus Ponti Euxini) is a periplus or guidebook detailing the destinations visitors encounter when traveling about the shore of the Black Sea.

18. "Stilicho, being in these circumstances, although he was not conscious of any ill intention either against the emperor or the soldiers, Olympius, a native of the vicinity of the Euxine Sea, and an officer of rank in the court-guards, concealed under the disguise of the Christian religion the most atrocious designs in his heart.

19. Mithridates VI had conquered the eastern shores of the Euxine Sea (the Black Sea), from Colchis to the Cimmerian Bosporus, thus joining the region with his kingdom of Pontus.

20. or, if thou wishest, into the Euxine Sea;

21. These included five books On Rome, the Aigyptiaca (at least three books), On Bithynia, On the Euxine Sea, On Illyria, Indica and a Chaldæan History.

22. Hellespontophylakes (Ancient Greek: Ἑλλησποντοφύλακες, "Guards of the Hellespont") in Classical Greece were Athenian grain officials controlling the passage of grain from the Euxine Sea (Black Sea) to the Aegean and Athens.

23. Using the might of the Athenian navy, they could deny every and any other state's access to the Euxine Sea.

24. The surviving birds made a new home on an island of Aretias in the Euxine Sea.

25. It is mentioned by the geographer Ptolemy (5.14.1) and Pliny the Elder (5.32), and by Strabo, and also in the Periplus of the Euxine Sea.

26. According to the Anonymous Periplus of the Euxine Sea, Mesembria was founded by Chalcedonians at the time of the expedition of Darius against Scythia;

27. Nikopsis first appears in the anonymous periplus of the 5th century as a Black Sea locale otherwise known as Palaia Lazike ("Old Lazica"), a toponym also mentioned in the 2nd-century Periplus of the Euxine Sea by Arrian.

28. The Abianus (Ancient Greek: Ἀβιανός) was a river of Scythia (Sarmatia) falling into the Euxine, mentioned only in the work of Alexander Polyhistor, On the Euxine Sea, mentioned by Stephanus of Byzantium as giving name to the Abii, who dwelt on its banks.

29. was a town on the Black Sea coast of ancient Bithynia, described by Arrian (Periplus of the Euxine Sea 19) as 80 stades (ca. 13 km) east of Heraclea Pontica.

30. The Natenebi corresponds to the ancient River Isis, described by Greek historian Arrian of Nicomedia in his Periplus of the Euxine Sea.