Ancient Greek Submitted Place Names

These names were used in ancient Greece. See also about Ancient Greek names.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
ARCADIA   (Region)   Ancient Greek
ATHĒNAI   (Settlement)   Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek form of ATHÍNA, the name of the capital of Greece. The root of the name is a possible remnant of the Pre-Greek substrate of Attica. See also: ATHENA.
CARIA   (Region)   Ancient Greek
Caria was an ancient province near the Aegean Sea in Asia Minor.
ICARIA   (Island)   Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek
The island where Icarus, son of Dedalus, was buried. Dedalus gave the island the name in his honor.
PHOENICIA   (Region)   Ancient Greek
From the Ancient Greek: Φοινίκη, Phoiníkē meaning "purple country") was a thalassocratic ancient Semitic civilization that originated in the Eastern Mediterranean and in the west of the Fertile Crescent.
SERDICA   (Settlement)   Ancient Greek
Latin and Ancient Greek name for the Bulgarian city now known as SOFIA. Named after the Celtic tribe Serdi.
TIRINTHA   (Settlement)   Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek name of Tyrins.
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