Ancient Greek Submitted Place Names

These names were used in ancient Greece. See also about Ancient Greek names.
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CARIA (Region) Ancient Greek
Caria was an ancient province near the Aegean Sea in Asia Minor.
ICARIA Ικάρος (Island) Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek
The island where Icarus, son of Dedalus, was buried. Dedalus gave the island the name in his honor.
KAUKASOS Καύκασος (Mountain) Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek form of CAUCASUS.
LOULON Λοῦλον (Other) Ancient Greek (Rare, Archaic)
Loulon (Greek: Λοῦλον), in Arabic known as Lu'lu'a (Arabic: لولوة‎), was a fortress near the modern village of Hasangazi in Turkey.... [more]
MACEDONIA (Region) Ancient Greek (Latinized), English, Italian, Polish, Romanian, Spanish
Derived from Greek Μακεδονία (Makedonia), which is the name of an ancient kingdom and region that was named after the ancient Macedonian people. In turn, their name is derived from ancient Greek μακεδνός (makednós) meaning "tall, taper".
PHOENICE Φοινίκη (Settlement) Ancient Greek
Phoenice or Phoenike was an ancient Greek city in Epirus and capital of the Chaonians.45 It was also the location of the Treaty of Phoenice which ended the First Macedonian War,6 as well as one of the wealthiest cities in Epirus until the Roman conquest.... [more]
SERDICA Σερδική (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.
VESUVIUS Ὓσου υἱός (Mountain) Ancient Greek, Ancient Roman
There are three theories about the origin of the name Vesuvius:... [more]
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