- a son of Poseidon and the eponymous founder of Byzantium.
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And ever bearing to the north, to that unknown region, with Byzas at the helm, the ship held on.
If this property be land, however acquired, the natural thing is to build a wall around it, and this no doubt Byzas did too.
His handiwork, tis said, can still be traced in some gigantic blocks that went to fortify yet more the walls that Byzas built.
Gently, with reverence, Byzas placed his offerings upon the ground, turned and went his way without looking behind him.
Here was the first settlement of Byzas that grew into an Acropolis, walled, and strongly held, the heart of a growing empire.