Author(s) : Tsoukala Victoria (15/10/2002)Translation : Daskalaki Photini
For citation: Tsoukala Victoria, "Abydus (Antiquity)",Encyclopaedia of the Hellenic World, Asia MinorURL: <http://www.ehw.gr/l.aspx?id=7028>
Ancient Abydus was a city of Troad that due to its strategic position played an important role in the history of the area until Late Antiquity. It was a wealthy city, especially during the Classical Period.
1. Geographical position - Identification
2.1. Homeric mentions – Archaic period
2.2. Classical Period
2.3. Hellenistic Period
2.4. Roman Period
2.5. Byzantine – Modern Period
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