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Harpers Dictionary of Classical Antiquities

Gigonus

(Gigonos). A town and promontory of Macedonia on the Thermaic Gulf.


Greek & Roman Geography (ed. William Smith)

Gigonis

  Gigonis akra (Etym. Mag. s. v. Egonis, Ptol. iii. 13. ยง 23). A promontory on the coast of the Crossaea, in Macedonia, with a town Gigonus (Gigonos, Steph. B.), to which the Athenian force, which had been employed against Perdiccas, marched in three days from Beraea. (Thuc. i. 61.) It appears, from the order of the names in Herodotus (vii. 123), that it was to the S. of Cape Aeneium, the great Karaburnu; hence its situation was nearly that of Cape Apanomi.

This text is from: Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography (1854) (ed. William Smith, LLD). Cited June 2004 from The Perseus Project URL below, which contains interesting hyperlinks


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