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.
CARIA (Region) Ancient Greek
Caria was an ancient province near the Aegean Sea in Asia Minor.
CYTHERA (Settlement & Island) Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Κύθηρα (Kythera), the name of an island of Greece, as well as an ancient town on the island. In Greek mythology, Cythera was the birthplace of the goddess Aphrodite, being the island to which she first arrived after emerging from the sea, and the source of her epithet Kythereia (Latin: Cytherea)... [more]
ICARIA (Island) Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek
The island where Icarus, son of Dedalus, was buried. Dedalus gave the island the name in his honor.
KAUKASOS (Mountain) Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek form of Caucasus.
LOULON (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 (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 (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.
TROIA (Settlement) Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology, Catalan, Greek, Italian, Portuguese, Romanian
Ancient Greek and modern Greek form of Troy, which some countries have adopted as their name for the ancient Greek city.