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Cypasis or Kypasis (Ancient Greek: Κύπασις) was a commercial town of ancient Thrace, on the east of the Hebrus River, on the Bay of Melas.[1]

Its site is located 2 miles (3.2 km) north of the mouth of the Kavak River in European Turkey.[2][3]


  1. ^ Periplus of Pseudo-Scylax, p. 27; Stephanus of Byzantium. Ethnica. s.v.
  2. ^ Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 51, and directory notes accompanying.
  3. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainSmith, William, ed. (1854–1857). "Cypasis". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography. London: John Murray.

Coordinates: 40°37′30″N 26°50′28″E / 40.625134°N 26.841143°E / 40.625134; 26.841143

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