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Hydas (Ancient Greek: Ὑδάς), also known as Hyda (Ὑδά), was an inland town of ancient Caria, mentioned by Pliny the Elder.[1]

Its site is located near Selimiye, Asiatic Turkey.[2][3]


  1. ^ Pliny. Naturalis Historia. Vol. 5.29.
  2. ^ Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 61, and directory notes accompanying.
  3. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

Coordinates: 36°42′22″N 28°05′34″E / 36.706086°N 28.092803°E / 36.706086; 28.092803