Pyrnos (Caria) 4 Büyükkaraağaç - Πύρνος

Πύρνος - Pyrnos, Classical to Roman settlement in Caria (Aegean Turkey)
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Latitude: 36.885000
Longitude: 28.445500
Confidence: Low

Greek name: Πύρνος
Place ID: 369284UPyr
Time period: CR
Region: Caria
Country: Turkey
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Mod: Büyükkaraağaç

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Modern Description: A town of the Rhodian Peraea. It is named by Pliny between Kaunos and Loryma,and by Stephanos Byzantios. Earlier it was a member of the Delian Confederacy, with a tribute of one-sixth of a talent. It has been proposed to place it in the bay of Buyukkaraagac, between Kaunos and Physkos; there are remains of walls and tombs on the W side of the bay. (G. E. BEAN)

Info: Princeton Encyclopedia

(Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites, from Perseus Project)


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