Heraclea , Heracleia or Heraclia may refer to:



* Heraclea (island) was the name of one of the Sporades, between Naxos and Ios, which is still called Raklia, and bears traces of a Greek township with temples to Tyche and Zeus Lophites.

Ancient cities

The name of several Greek cities named after Heracles. [Michael Avi Yonab, Israel Shatzman (1976), "Illustrated Encyclopaedia of the Classical World", Jerusalem: The Jerusalem Publishing House Ltd. SNB 562 000372p 230] [ H. B. Walters (editor), (1916), "A Classical Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, Biography, Geography and Mythology" pp 480-481 ] [Lauffer, Siegfried, (1989)"Griechenland: Lexikon der historischen Stätten von den Anfängen bis zur Gegenwart", München: C.H. Beck' sche Verlagsbuchhandlung (Oscar Beck), ISBN 3406333028, pp 264-5] [ von Hubert Cancik, Helmuth Schneider (Herausgebers) (editors), (1999) "Der Neue Pauly. Enzyklopädie der Antike", Stuttgart; Weimar: J.B. Metzler'sche Verlags, Band (Vol.) 4, ISBN 3-476-01470-3, pp 364-7 ]

* Heraclea Cybistra; an ancient city at Ereğli district, Konya Province of Turkey

* Heracleia by Latmus; an ancient city near Lake Bafa, at Kapıkırı village in Milas district, Muğla Province, Turkey

* Heraclea Lucania; an ancient city of the Lucanian district of southern Italy

* Heraclea Lyncestis; an ancient town founded by Philip II of Macedon near the modern town of Bitola, Republic of Macedonia

* Heraclea Minoa; an ancient town on the south coast of Sicily, Italy

* Heraclea Perinthus; an ancient city at Marmara Ereğli district of Tekirdağ Province, Turkey

* Heraclea Pontica; an ancient city at Karadeniz Ereğli in the Zonguldak Province of Turkey

* Heraclea Sintica; an ancient city in Thracian Macedonia, Bulgaria.

* Heraclea Trachinia; was a region and city in ancient Greece. Situated south of the river Spercheios, to the west of Thermopylae.

Modern places

* see Irakleia for modern places in Greece


* Heraclia (moth); a specy of moth genus


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  • Heraclea — Herakleia (griechisch Ηράκλεια; lateinische Form Heraclea, nach dem Halbgott Herakles), war Name einer Vielzahl antiker von Griechen gegründeter Städte: Herakleia (Basilikata) am Golf von Tarent, der Schauplatz der Schlacht von Heraclea Herakleia …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Heraclea, S. — S. Heraclea, (29. Sept.), nach dem Mart. Rom. ein Martyrer Name, während nach den Bollandisten die meisten Martyrologen meinen, es bedeute die Stadt Heraclea in Thracien, und dieß um so mehr, da auch der Name Tracia dabei vorkommt etc. Vgl. S.… …   Vollständiges Heiligen-Lexikon

  • Heraclea — /her euh klee euh/, n. an ancient city in S Italy, near the Gulf of Taranto: Roman defeat 280 B.C. * * * …   Universalium

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  • Heraclea — Her•a•cle•a [[t]ˌhɛr əˈkli ə[/t]] n. geg anh an ancient Greek city in S Italy, near the Gulf of Taranto: Roman defeat 280 b.c …   From formal English to slang

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