Next follows the coast of the Chalcedonians, the bay of Astacus,1207 as it is called, which is a part of the propontis.
Thasos868 was founded by Parians, and Parium,869 a city in the propontis.
He visited Ionia, and all the coast upwards to the Hellespont and propontis.
The people of Adrasteia occupied the propontis, as far as the Granicus.
Thence they sailed along the propontis and the coast of Mysia, not, as we may be sure, without adventures.
The journey along the northern shore of the propontis was accomplished in safety.
According to Homer, the commencement of the Troad is at the places on the propontis, reckoning it from the Æsepus.
Strabo speaks generally of the cities round the propontis in this sense.
He then taught physics in Cyzicus and the propontis, and subsequently, accompanied by a number of pupils, went to Athens.
Whoever possesses the Bosphorus, propontis, and Archipelago, must become a maritime nation in spite of treaties.