Lissa (Lycia) 1 Kızılağaç - Λίσσα

Λίσσα - Lissa, Hellenistic to Roman settlement in Caria (Aegean Turkey)

Modern description Princeton Encyclopedia

Site, now deserted, in Lycia; on the mainland N of Kapi Dagi, on the W side of the gulf of Fethiye, some 3 km inland from Sarsila Iskelesi. Lissa is mentioned only by Pliny (HN 5.101 hmmm, text corrupt). There is no coinage. The name and site are established by inscriptions found on the spot; these are decrees of the 3d c. B.C. dated by the regnal years of Ptolemy II. The site is close to a large lake, now reduced to a marsh; the acropolis is fortified by a wall and tower. There are a number of tombs, some rock-cut, some built, some sarcophagi. (G. E. BEAN)


Author, Title Text Date Full Type Lang Cat Work wdate
Author, Title Text Date Full Type Lang Cat Work wdate

Feedback for this place

Upgrade it. It is a great site to visit.
Downgrade it. There is nothing much to see.
It was impossible to find.
It was fenced and locked.
There are more accurate coordinates
There is a link to something better
The TT information is about somewhere else
The information is useless or out of date
I would like to contribute a picture/plan. Please contact me at the email above