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Cedreae or Kedreai (Ancient Greek: Κεδρεαί), also known as Cedreiae or Kedreiai (Κεδρειαί), was a city of ancient Caria, mentioned by Stephanus of Byzantium[1] Lysander took the place, it being in alliance with the Athenians.[2] The inhabitants were mixobarbaroi (μιχοβάρβαροι), a mixture of Greeks and barbarians.[2] It was a member of the Delian League since it appears in tribute records of Athens between the years 454/3 and 415/4 BCE.[3]

Its site is located near Şehir Adaları, Asiatic Turkey.[4][5]


  1. ^ Stephanus of Byzantium. Ethnica. Vol. s.v.
  2. ^ a b Xenophon. Hellenica. Vol. 2.1.15.
  3. ^ Mogens Herman Hansen & Thomas Heine Nielsen (2004). "Karia". An inventory of archaic and classical poleis. New York: Oxford University Press. p. 1121. ISBN 0-19-814099-1.
  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). "Cedreae". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography. London: John Murray.

Coordinates: 36°59′30″N 28°12′21″E / 36.99154°N 28.205886°E / 36.99154; 28.205886