Propontis


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Propontis:

see Marmara, Sea ofMarmara, Sea of,
or Sea of Marmora,
c.4,430 sq mi (11,474 sq km), NW Turkey, between Europe in the north and Asia in the south. The Sea of Marmara, c.175 mi (280 km) long and 50 mi (80 km) wide, is connected on the east with the Black Sea through the Bosporus and on
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Despite conjectures, (10) permanent bases of a praetorian fleet (Misene or Ravennate) in the Propontis before the second half of the 1st century cannot be confirmed and a base of neither within the Black Sea rim at any time is on record.
For the Propontis, the mysterious classis Perinthia, a provincial fleet, probably antedates the presence of praetorian contingents.
It also swept through Thrace and took control of the vital ports of Byzantium and Chalcedon at the Black Sea entrance to the Propontis.
In this detail he differs pointedly with Apollonius, who situates the episode in the Propontis, before the Argonauts have traversed the rocks.
Propontis was isolated, slightly V-shaped, and again darker on the E.
On Jul 2 Propontis began to fade; there was a small new dust cloud S.
What we want here is a designation either of the Propontis (cf.
Heating needs of schools Primary School Committee of the City of New Propontis,
Heating needs of schools Secondary School Committee of the City of New Propontis,
Heating needs of schools Primary School Committee of the Municipal Unit of Nea Triglia Propontis,
Heating needs of schools Secondary School Committee of the Municipal Unit of Nea Triglia Propontis,
PROPONTIS MEeRNEuKI TERVEZO, TANEuCSADEo EeS SZAKEeRTO KFT.