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Publications :: Journal „Tyragetia" :: vol. I [XVI], nr. 1

The expedition of Histrian admiral Hegesagoras to western Black Sea
ISSN 1857-0240
E-ISSN 2537-6330

The expedition of Histrian admiral Hegesagoras to western Black Sea

Tyragetia, serie nouă, vol. I [XVI], nr. 1, Arheologie. Istorie Antică Chișinău, 2007

In an honorific decree found at Histria a citizen of this town, Hegesagoras of Monimos, is honoured by the Ionian city from the western coast of the Black Sea, which name is not indicated in the inscription, but from context it could not be other than Apollonia (today Sozopol - Bulgaria), for special merits proved in a war between Apollonia and its neighbour city, Mesambria. The action takes place in the 2 century B. C.

The decree in honour of Hegesagoras represents a unique epigraphic document which gives us a coherent image of the activity of Greek cities fleets of the western Black Sea coast in Hellenistic time, as well as of the military arrangements and participation of the Navy in political events of the époque. In this context, Hegesagoras of Monimos can be viewed as a personality who contributed much to the art of war in that region.



 

 


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