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Trabzon

facts in brief

Part of Tournefort's map,1717
Part of Tournefort's map,1717




Facts in brief:

Furthest east of Greek settlements in antiquity; flourished under Romans; ravaged by Goths following their victory over troops of emperor Valerian around 257 CE; closest Byzantine port to Armenia; stronghold in emperor Justinian I's eastern campaigns.

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