Crya

Crya or Krya (Greek: Κρύα; also Carya) was a city of ancient Lycia, according to Stephanus of Byzantium.[1] He quotes the first book of the Epitome of Artemidorus, and the following passage: "and there are also other islands of the Cryeis, Carysis and Alina." Pliny who may have had the same or some like authority, says Cryeon tres, by which he means that there were three islands off or near to Crya; but he does not name them.[2] Pliny places Crya in Caria, and he mentions it after Daedala, under the name of Crya fugitivorum.[3] According to his description it is on the gulf of Glaucus. The Stadiasmus Maris Magni places it, under the name Κρούα, 160 stadia from Telmissus to the west. Pomponius Mela speaks merely of a promontorium Crya.[4] In Ptolemy the name is written "Carya", and it is assigned to Lycia. It was a polis (city-state) and a member of the Delian League.[5]

Its site is located near Taşyaka, Asiatic Turkey.[6][7]

References

  1. ^ Stephanus of Byzantium. Ethnica. s.v.
  2. ^ Pliny. Naturalis Historia. 5.31.
  3. ^ Pliny. Naturalis Historia. 5.27.
  4. ^ Pomponius Mela. De situ orbis. 1.16.
  5. ^ Mogens Herman Hansen & Thomas Heine Nielsen (2004). "Karia". An inventory of archaic and classical poleis. New York: Oxford University Press. p. 1126. ISBN 0-19-814099-1.
  6. ^ Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 65, and directory notes accompanying.
  7. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainSmith, William, ed. (1854–1857). "Crya". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography. London: John Murray.

Coordinates: 36°40′36″N 28°51′25″E / 36.67653°N 28.85707°E

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