Astragon (Caria)

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Astragon was a town of ancient Caria in the territory of Stratonicea. It was a point of contest between the Rhodians and Macedonians in their war (c. 190 BCE).[1]

Its site is tentatively located near Elmacık, Asiatic Turkey.[2][3]


  1. ^ Livy. Ab Urbe Condita Libri (History of Rome). Vol. 33.18.
  2. ^ Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 61, and directory notes accompanying.
  3. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

Coordinates: 37°22′54″N 28°13′03″E / 37.381718°N 28.217488°E / 37.381718; 28.217488