Sites & cities that bear the name of Nymphaion


Today in : Ukraine
First trace of activity : 580 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 4th century C.E
Recorded names : Νύμφαιον, Nymphaeum, Нимфей

Description : Nýmphaion (Greek: Νύμφαιον, Latin: Nymphaeum, Russian: Нимфей) was a significant centre of the Bosporan Kingdom, situated on the Crimean shore of the Cimmerian Bosporus. Today it is located near the resort town Heroivske/Geroevskoye. It lies at a distance of about 14 kilometers south of Kerch, which was the site of ancient Panticapaeum.

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