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Trabzon (Turkey)


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    • us: Trapezund (Turkey)
    • us: Trapezus (Turkey)
    • us: Trebizond (Turkey)
    • us: Trébizonde (Turkey)
    • us: Trebisonda (Turkey)
    • us: Trapezunt (Turkey)
    • us: Trapezounta (Turkey)
    • us: Trapezous (Turkey)
    • us: Trabzon Belediyesi (Turkey)
    • us: Tribisonde (Turkey)
    • us: Τραπεζούντα (Turkey)
    • us: طربزون (Turkey)
    • us: Tara Bozan (Turkey)
    • us: T'amt'ra (Turkey)
    • us: T'rap'uzani (Turkey)
    • us: T'rap'izoni (Turkey)
    • us: Hurşidabat (Turkey)
    • us: Ozinis (Turkey)
    • us: Τραπεζου̃ς (Turkey)
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    • Earlier Established Forms

      • Trabzon, Turkey (City)
    • Sources

      • found: Kentsel yerler hanehalkı işgücü anket sonuçları. Trabzon, 1982: t.p. (Trabzon)
      • found: BGN gaz. of Turkey, 1984 (Trabzon, ppl, 41°00ʹN 39°43ʹE, in Trabzon province; variants: Trapezund, Trapezus, Trebizond, Trébizonde, Trebisonda, Trapezunt)
      • found: LC data base, 7-2-86 (hdg.: Trabzon, Turkey (City); usage: Trebizond, Trébizonde)
      • found: Phyllizēs, D.A. Hoi teleutaies hēmeres tēs Trapezountas, 1918-1923, 1987: p. 13 (Trapezounta)
      • found: Spyrantēs, A.A. Trapezous kai hē monē Soumela tou Pontou, 1991.
      • found: Trabzon'da Edebiyat - Edebiyatta Trabzon Sempozyumu, 2004: t.p. (Trabzon Belediyesi)
      • found: Wikipedia, May 14, 2013 (Trabzon is a city on the Black Sea coast of north-eastern Turkey and the capital of Trabzon Province; 41°00ʹN 39°44ʹE; The Turkish name of the city is Trabzon. It is historically known as Trebizond, Trapezund, Tribisonde and Trapezus. In Latin, Trabzon was called Trapezus, which is the latinization of the Ancient Greek Τραπεζου̃ς (Trapezous [in rom.]), the first name of the city. Both in Pontic Greek and Modern Greek, it is called Τραπεζούντα (Trapezounta [in rom.]). In Ottoman Turkish and Persian, it is written as طربزون (= Trabzon). During Ottoman times, Tara Bozan was also used. Some western geographers used this name instead of the Latin Trebizond. In Laz it is known as T'amt'ra [in rom.] or T'rap'uzani [in rom.] and in Georgian it is T'rap'izoni [in rom.]. The 19th century Armenian travelling priest Byjiskian called the city by other, native names, including Hurşidabat and Ozinis. The city was founded as Τραπεζου̃ς (Trapezous [in rom.]) by Milesian traders (756 BC).)
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      • 1986-06-25: new
      • 2013-05-17: revised
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