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Malene (Ancient Greek: Μαλήνη or Μαληνή) was a town of ancient Aeolis in the Atarneitis. At Malene, Histiaeus was defeated by the Persians.[1]

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


  1. ^ Herodotus. Histories. Vol. 6.29.
  2. ^ Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 56, 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). "Malene". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography. London: John Murray.

Coordinates: 39°12′01″N 26°48′15″E / 39.200303°N 26.804206°E / 39.200303; 26.804206