Phoenix (Lycia)

Phoenix or Phoinix (Ancient Greek: Φοῖνιξ) was a port town of ancient Lycia, near the mountain of the same name.[1]

Its site is now occupied by the town of Finike in Asiatic Turkey.[1][2] Off of Phoenix was fought the Battle of Phoenix, a naval battle between the Arabs and Byzantine Empire in 654.


  1. ^ a b Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 65, and directory notes accompanying.
  2. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

Coordinates: 36°17′35″N 30°08′20″E / 36.292959°N 30.139016°E

Mount Phoenix

Mount Phoenix (Ancient Greek: Φοῖνιξ, romanized: Phoniix), also Mount Phoenicius (Ancient Greek: Φοινίκιους, romanized: Phoinikious; Latin: Phoenicius mons, Mons Phoenicium), may refer to:

Mount Phoenix (Boeotia), adjacent to Lake Copais, modern Greece

Mount Phoenix (Caria), Karayüksek Dağ, in the Bozburun Peninsula, modern Turkey

Mount Phoenix (Lycia), modern Turkey

Tahtalı Dağı

Tahtalı Dağı, also known as Lycian Olympus, is a mountain near Kemer, a seaside resort on the Turkish Riviera in Antalya Province, Turkey. It was known as Olympus (Ancient Greek: Ὄλυμπος; also transliterated as Olympos) and Phoenicus or Phoinikous (Ancient Greek: Φοινικοῦς) in ancient times. It is part of the Beydağları Coastal National Park. Visitors can ascend the summit with the Olympos Aerial Tram. The Lycian Way long distance trail traverses the mountain.

Black Sea
Central Anatolia
Eastern Anatolia

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