9,4:4 Seleukeia

Seleukeia (see DARE) was the seaport of Antioch and the two cities were certainly connected on the ground, but there is no pressing evidence that the Tabula connected them on the chart.

Talbert, who seems to take the view that the drawing of Antioch's protective goddess is a non-original feature of the chart, opines (TPP532) that "a route into Antiochia from Selevcia has been overwhelmed by the former's elaborate symbol". A better argument for reconstructing the line would be that Seleukeia is likely to have been a starting point for itineraries towards Chalcis and Hierapolis, but the issue remains moot.

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