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Olymos (Ancient Greek: Ὄλμος) or Olymon (Ὄλμον) or Hylimos was a town of ancient Caria. It was a polis (city-state) and a member of the Delian League.[1]

Its site is located near Kafaca, Asiatic Turkey.[2][3] Many inscriptions of the Hellenistic period have been recovered from the site.[1]


  1. ^ a b Mogens Herman Hansen & Thomas Heine Nielsen (2004). "Karia". An inventory of archaic and classical poleis. New York: Oxford University Press. p. 1130. ISBN 0-19-814099-1.
  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: 37°22′43″N 27°44′08″E / 37.378561°N 27.735578°E / 37.378561; 27.735578