Thayer's Note: Stevenson's "translation" of Ptolemy, to which this page belongs, is abysmally bad. It should not be used for any serious purpose. For details and correctives, see my Ptolemy homepage.
The Tauric peninsula is bounded by the isthmus which extends from the Carcenites bay to Lake Byce, then by the coast of the Pontus Euxinus, of the Cimmerian Bosphorus, and of Lake Maeotis, a description of which coasts is the following:
Next, after the isthmus, which is near the Carcenites river flowing into the Pontus:
|mouth of the Istrianus river||63*10||47°10|
On the Cimmerian Bosporus:
On Lake Maeotis:
Inland towns which are in the Tauric peninusla:
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