Map 5: NORTH-WESTERN KOLCHIS FROM PHASIS TO PITYOUS:
SETTLEMENTS AND RIVERS ALONG THE SOUTH-WESTERN FOOTHILLS
OF THE MAIN CAUCASUS
Author: Altay Coşkun, Waterloo ON
Cartographer: Stone Chen, Waterloo ON
Base Maps: The Black Sea Area Based on Arrian around 130 C.E., by Richard Talbert et al. (Ancient Mapping Center – UNC-CH Library Controlled Access, August 26, 2008); also: Barrington Atlas, ed. by Richard Talbert, Princeton 2000; Google Maps / Earth 2019.
Main Source: Appian, PPE (2nd cent.). Cf. Ps.-Scylax (4th cent. BC); Strabo, Geography (1st cent. BC/AD); Pliny, NH 6 (1st cent.); Tabula Peutingeriana (4th cent. AD); Procopius, Wars (6th cent. AD).
© Altay Coşkun, University of Waterloo, 2019. Contact: acoskun at uwaterloo.ca
First publication in print: Dioskourias in the Recess of the Black Sea. (Re-) Locating Greek & Roman Cities along the Northern Coast of Kolchis (Gyenos, Dioskourias, Sebastopolis, Pityous and Herakleion). (ca. 2020).