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Headword: *)apa/meia
Adler number: alpha,2888
Translated headword: Apameia, Apamea
Vetting Status: high
A city.
Greek Original:
*)apa/meia: po/lis.
At least 6 cities of this name are known, 3 in Turkey, 1 each in modern Syria, Iraq and Iran. The 2 most likely to be meant are the city on the site of Kelainai/Celaenae in Phrygia and the one also known as Pella, the landward side of the Lebanon Mts at Qalaat el-Moudiq in Syria.
Cohen, Getzel M., The Hellenistic Settlements in Europe, the Islands, and Asia Minor. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1995.
Cohen, Getzel M., The Hellenistic Settlements in Syria, the Red Sea Basin, and North Africa. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2006.
Grainger, John D. A, Seleukid Prosopography and Gazetteer. Leiden: Brill, 1997, pp. 688-9.
Keywords: definition; geography
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 26 November 2000@02:56:30.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note, bibliography, keyword; cosmetics) on 27 November 2000@03:22:38.
Nicholas Fincher (changed comment) on 6 July 2003@07:07:08.
Mehmet Fatih Yavuz (augmented bibliography) on 19 October 2008@05:29:19.
David Whitehead on 2 August 2011@06:49:23.


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