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Headword: *pa/nion
Adler number: pi,202
Translated headword: Panion, Panium
Vetting Status: high
Name of a place.[1]
There too [is] a castle by the seashore, which is called Panion, towards the region of Herakleia.[2]
Greek Original:
*pa/nion: o)/noma to/pou. e)/nqa kai\ ka/stron para\ ai)gialw=|, o(\ le/getai *pa/nion, pro\s toi=s th=s *(hraklei/as me/resi.
[1] Stephanus of Byzantium s.v. registers two toponyms of this name, one in Cilicia and one in Palestine. For the latter see also Josephus, Jewish War 1.404, cited by Adler. And see also next note.
[2] Not far west of Herakleia in the Propontis (Sea of Marmora) is Panion/Theodosiopolis, present-day Barbaros.
Princeton Encyclopaedia of Classical Sites, s.v. Herakleia
Keywords: definition; geography; historiography
Translated by: Alex Gottesman on 14 December 2002@09:08:08.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented and modified note; cosmetics) on 14 December 2002@10:15:38.
David Whitehead (another keyword; tweaks) on 11 May 2011@09:17:50.
David Whitehead (typo) on 28 August 2011@10:47:25.
David Whitehead (expanded and tweaked notes) on 13 August 2013@07:19:46.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 7 May 2015@00:35:51.


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