Pyrrha (Caria)

Pyrrha or Pyrra (Ancient Greek: Πύρρα) was a small town on the Maeander River, opposite to Miletus; it was 50 stadia distant from the mouth of the river.[1][2][3]

The site of Pyrrha is tentatively located near modern Sarıkemer in Asiatic Turkey.[4][5]


  1. ^ Strabo. Geographica. xiv. p. 636. Page numbers refer to those of Isaac Casaubon's edition.
  2. ^ Pliny. Naturalis Historia. 5.29.
  3. ^ Schol. ad Ptol. 5.2.5.
  4. ^ Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 61, and directory notes accompanying.
  5. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

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

Coordinates: 37°33′25″N 27°22′57″E / 37.55694°N 27.38243°E

Pyrrha (disambiguation)

In Greek mythology, Pyrrha (; Greek: Πύρρα) was the daughter of Epimetheus and Pandora.

Pyrrha may also refer to:

632 Pyrrha, a minor planet

Pyrrha (island), an island off Crete

Pyrrha (Caria), a town of ancient Caria, now in Turkey

Pyrrha (Euboea), an ancient town on the Greek island of Euboea

Pyrrha (Lesbos), an ancient town on the Greek island of Lesbos

Pyrrha (Lycia), a town of ancient Lycia, now in Turkey

Pyrrha (Thessaly), a city in ancient Thessaly, Greece

Celaenorrhinus pyrrha, a hesperiid butterfly

Pyrrha Jewelry, a jewelry design company

Pyrrha Alexandra, a character in Soul Calibur V

Pyrrha Nikos, a character in RWBY

An ode (1.5) by Horace

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