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Castabus or Kastabos (Ancient Greek: Κάσταβος) was a town of ancient Caria.[1] Diodorus says Hemithea was carried off by Apollo and deified at Castabus.[2] There was a temple of that goddess there in antiquity.[1]

Its site is located near Pazarlık, Asiatic Turkey.[1][3]


  1. ^ a b c Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 61, and directory notes accompanying.
  2. ^ Diodorus Siculus. Bibliotheca historica (Historical Library). Vol. 5.62.3–4.
  3. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

Coordinates: 36°47′04″N 28°09′24″E / 36.78458°N 28.15674°E / 36.78458; 28.15674