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Elbessos (Ancient Greek: Έλβησσός) was a town of ancient Lycia, which was mentioned in a treaty between Caesar and the Lycian League.[1]

Its site is located on Girdev Gölü, Asiatic Turkey.[2][3]


  1. ^ Sencer Şahin and Mustafa Adak (2007). Stadiasmus Patarensis (in German). Antalya. p. 169. ISBN 9789758071791.{{cite book}}: CS1 maint: uses authors parameter (link)
  2. ^ Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 65, and directory notes accompanying.
  3. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

Coordinates: 36°41′22″N 29°38′30″E / 36.689489°N 29.641536°E / 36.689489; 29.641536