Thrace

Thrace s (demonym Thracian ən; Θρᾴκη, Thrāikē; modern Θράκη, Thráki; Тракия, Trakiya; Trakya) is a historical and geographic area in southeast Europe, centered on the modern borders of Bulgaria, Greece, and Turkey. As a geographical concept, Thrace designates a region bounded by the Balkan Mountains on the north, Rhodope Mount...
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Thrace

wild region to the north of Thebes.
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Thrace

noun a region and ancient country and wine producing region in the east of the Balkan Peninsula north of the Aegean Sea; colonized by ancient Greeks; later a Roman province; now divided between Bulgaria and Greece and Turkey
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Thrace

[mythology] Thrace in Greek mythology was the eponymous heroine and sorceress of Thrace. She was the daughter of Oceanus and Parthenope, and sister of Europa. ...
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Thrace

[theme] ==History== Traditionally, it has been held that the theme (at the time primarily a military command) was constituted in c. 680, as a response to the Bulgar threat. This is based on the mention of a certain patrikios Theodore, Count of the Opsikion and hypostrategos of Thrace, in 680/681. However, it is unclear whether this implies ...
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Thrace

a large region encompassing parts of present-day Greece, Bulgaria and Turkey; Thrace was colonized by the ancient Greeks in the 6th century BCE and then by the Macedonians; following the Macedonian rule, Thrace was controlled by various empires; Rome ruled Thrace beginning in 46 CE
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Thrace

ancient and modern region of the southeastern Balkans.[13 related articles]
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Thrace

Ancient region of the Balkans, southeastern Europe, formed by parts of modern Greece and Bulgaria. It was held successively by the Greeks, Persians, Macedonians, and Romans. The heart of the ancient...
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Thrace

Ancient region of the Balkans, southeastern Europe, formed by parts of modern Greece and Bulgaria. It was held successively by the Greeks, Persians, Macedonians, and Romans. The heart of the ancient Thracian Empire was Bulgaria, where since 1945 there have been tomb finds of gold and silver dishes, drinking vessels, and jewellery with animal design...
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Thrace

In the oldest Greek usage (Thrace) was thus the entire Balkan Peninsula without the Greek Peloponnese meant, later only the eastern part south of the Danube, Already from the Greek poet Homer (8th century BC), the Thracian wines were praised and Ulysses defeated the one-eyed Cyclops Polyphem. Today the area is between Bulgaria. Greece (8,500 km²) ...
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Thrace

Thrace (thrās) , region, 3,310 sq mi (8,575 sq km), SE Europe, occupying the southeastern tip of the Balkan Peninsula and comprising NE Greece, S Bulgaria, and European Turkey. Its boundaries have varied in different periods. It is washed by the Black Sea in the northeast and by the Sea of Mar...
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Thrace

[n] - a region and ancient country in the east of the Balkan Peninsula north of the Aegean Sea
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