- Apollonia (Pirgos Apollonias)
Apollonia (Greek: polytonic|Ἀπολλωνία) was an ancient town of
Thraceon the cape Pirgos Apolloniason the mainland of Greeceopposite the island of Thasos, described by the Epitomizer of Strabo(vii.) and by Pomponius Mela(ii. 2) being west of the Nestus, and erroneously by Livy(xxxviii. 41), as between Maroneiaand Abdera, which is too far east.
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