Author(s) : Tsoukala Victoria (27/11/2002)Translation : Velentzas Georgios
For citation: Tsoukala Victoria, "Alexandria Troas",Encyclopaedia of the Hellenic World, Asia MinorURL: <http://www.ehw.gr/l.aspx?id=7157>
Alexandria Troas (mod. Dalayanköy) was situated on the west coast of Troad, opposite the island of Tenedos. It was founded in the late 4th c. BC by Antigonus I Monophthalmos. Its strategic position helped commerce to boost. The city had an important mint.
west coast of Troad
north coast of Turkey, opposite Tenedos island
Antigoneia, Colonia Iulia (Alexandria) Troas, Colonia Augusta Troadensis, Dalayanköy
2.1. Hellenistic Period
2.2. Roman Period
4. Institutions – System of Government
6. City Plan – Buildings
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