Argyria ( Ancient Greek: Ἀργυρία) was a town located in the ancient Troad on the right bank of the Aesepus River (modern Gönen Çay) near Scepsis. It was noted for its silver mines, whence the town's name (άργυρος is Greek for 'silver').  Strabo further clarifies its location as at the foot of Mount Ida near the source of the Aesepus. 
Its site is located near Karaidin Maden (Gümüş Maden) in
Asiatic Turkey. 
Page numbers refer to those of Strabo. . xii. p. 552. Geographica Isaac Casaubon's edition.
Strabo. . xiii. p. 603. Geographica Page numbers refer to those of Isaac Casaubon's edition.
Gustav Hirschfeld: Argyria 1. ‹See Tfd› (in German) In: (RE). Volume II,1, Stuttgart 1895, col. 801. Realencyclopädie der classischen Altertumswissenschaft
Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). . Princeton University Press. p. 56, and directory notes accompanying. Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World
Lund University. . Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire
This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Smith, William, ed. (1854–1857). "Argyria". . London: John Murray. Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography
Coordinates: 39°45′01″N 27°13′20″E / 39.750179°N 27.222332°E Argyria (disambiguation)
Argyria is a skin condition due to exposure to silver.
Argyria may also refer to:
Argyria (moth), a genus of moth
Argyria (Pontus), a town of ancient Pontus, now in Turkey
Argyria (Troad), a town of the ancient Troad, now in Turkey
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