Daphnus (Bithynia)

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Daphnus or Daphnous (Ancient Greek: Δαφνοῦς) was a town of ancient Bithynia, situated upon an island in a lake called Daphnusis near the Mysian Olympus.[1] The lake Daphnusis is identified as that called Miletopolitis by other authors.[2]

Its site is located in Asiatic Turkey.[3][2]


  1. ^ Stephanus of Byzantium. Ethnica. Vol. s.v. Δαφνοῦς.
  2. ^ a b Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.
  3. ^ Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 52, and directory notes accompanying.

Coordinates: 40°10′18″N 28°35′20″E / 40.171739°N 28.588844°E / 40.171739; 28.588844