- an ancient city in NW Asia Minor, in Mysia, on a peninsula in the Sea of Marmara.
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Here they learnt that Mindarus was in Cyzicus, and that Pharnabazus, with a body of infantry, was with him.Hellenica
It has its name from Apollonis of Cyzicus (wife of Attalus).
Nothing since has been heard of Eudoxus of Cyzicus surnamed the Brave.West African studies
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On the recommendation of Eudoxius he was appointed bishop of Cyzicus in 360.
The Spartans are defeated by Alcibiades in a naval encounter at Cyzicus.
- an ancient Greek colony in NW Asia Minor on the S shore of the Sea of Marmara: site of Alcibiades' naval victory over the Peloponnesians (410 bc)
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