: Andoz
: Turkey
: The Pontos, Northeastern Turkey
: 40° 49’ N, 38° 42’ E
: Byzantine

Andoz is a late Byzantine garrison fortress atop a steep outcrop defended by two baileys and four distinctive round towers.  Andoz, which is directly above a navigable river, has inter-visibility with the coastal sites of ├çam Burnu and Tirebolu and guarded a road from ┼×ebinkarahisar to the Black Sea.


Ref: Pontos, pp. 189-191; 244-247; Byzantine, p. 136, fig. 25.


Photographs are published in the references above.

(Site description written and references compiled by Robert W. Edwards)

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