Chryse (Troad)

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Chryse (Greek: Χρύση), or Chrysa (Χρύσα), was a town of the ancient Troad, mentioned by Pliny as being on the coast north of Cape Lectum.[1]

The site of Chryse is located near modern Göztepe.[2][3]


  1. ^ Pliny. Naturalis Historia. Vol. 5.30.
  2. ^ Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 51, and directory notes accompanying.
  3. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

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

Coordinates: 39°31′17″N 26°04′58″E / 39.521256°N 26.082881°E / 39.521256; 26.082881