Sites & cities that bear the name of Apamea Cibotus

Apamea Cibotus

Today in : Turkey
First trace of activity : ca. 5th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 13th century C.E
Recorded names : Κελαιναί, Kelainai, Celænæ, Celaenae, Apamea ad Maeandrum, Apameia, Ἀπάμεια, κιβωτός, Célènes

Description : Apamea Cibotus, Apamea ad Maeandrum (on the Maeander), Apamea or Apameia (Ancient Greek: Ἀπάμεια, Ancient Greek: κιβωτός) was an ancient city in Anatolia founded in the 3rd century BC by Antiochus I Soter, who named it after his mother Apama. It was in Hellenistic Phrygia, but became part of the Roman province of Pisidia. It was near, but on lower ground than, Celaenae (Kelainai).

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