Pegae (Thrace)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Pegae or Pegai (Ancient Greek: Πηγαί), also known as Crenides or Krenides (Κρενίδες), both words meaning springs in Greek, was a town of ancient Thrace, near Byzantium. Nearby was fought the Battle of Pegae in March of 921.

The site of Pegae is near the modern Kasımpaşa, in European Turkey.[1][2]

References

  1. ^ Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 53, and directory notes accompanying.
  2. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.


Coordinates: 41°02′08″N 28°57′55″E / 41.035504°N 28.965242°E / 41.035504; 28.965242

Retrieved from "https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Pegae_(Thrace)&oldid=925671446"
This content was retrieved from Wikipedia : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pegae_(Thrace)
This page is based on the copyrighted Wikipedia article "Pegae (Thrace)"; it is used under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License (CC-BY-SA). You may redistribute it, verbatim or modified, providing that you comply with the terms of the CC-BY-SA