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Stratonicea

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Stratonicea (Chalcidice) (also Stratonikeia, Stratoniki, Stratonice) was an ancient city of Hellenistic foundation on the west coast of the Akte peninsula (now Mount Athos), a few km northwest of Cleonae; its site is at the modern village of Stratoni, Chalkidiki, Greece. Approximately 1 km distant are the ruins of Stageira, the birthplace of Aristotle. According to Claudius Ptolemy, the city was located on the Singitic gulf.[1]Sources[edit]Jump up ^ Claudius Ptolemy, Geography 3.2.19Hazlitt's Classical GazetteerBlue Guide, Greece (ISBN 0-393-30372-1), p. 599

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