Author(s) : Podossinov Alexander (15/11/2007)
For citation: Podossinov Alexander, "Phanagoria (Antiquity)", 2007,Encyclopaedia of the Hellenic World, Black SeaURL: <http://www.ehw.gr/l.aspx?id=10738>
Phanagoria is a city of the Bosporan kingdom, situated in Asiatic side of the Straits of Kerch (Bosporus Cimmericus). Founded by Greek colonists from Teos in the middle of the 6th century BC, the city existed for ca. 1600 years. The archaeological excavations revealed remains of the ancient city.
Taman Peninsula -Black Sea (modern Krasnodar)
Phanagoreia, Phanagoreion, Phanagoria, Phanagorou polis, Phanagore, Phanagura, Phainagora, Agrippeia
1. Geographical location
3. Date of foundation
6. Social organization
9. Urban planning and architecture
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