Heraclea or Herakleia (Ἡράκλεια), also transliterated as Heracleia, was a town of ancient Lydia at the foot of Mount Sipylus. From this town magnets were known as Heracleus lapis.
Its site is tentatively located near Emiralem, Asiatic Turkey.
This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Smith, William, ed. (1854–1857). "Heracleia". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography. London: John Murray.
Coordinates: 38°36′54″N 27°10′09″E / 38.6149°N 27.1693°E
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