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Palaemyndus or Palaia Myndos (Ancient Greek: Παλαιάμυνδος or Παλαιὰ Μύνδος) was a town of ancient Caria, near Myndus, which was its successor settlement.[1] Palaemyndus seems to have been the ancient place of the Carians which became deserted after the establishment of the Dorian Myndus.[2]

Its site is located near Bozdağ, Asiatic Turkey.[3][4]


  1. ^ Stephanus of Byzantium. Ethnica. s.v. Μύνδος.
  2. ^ Comp. Strabo. Geographica. xiii. p.611. Page numbers refer to those of Isaac Casaubon's edition.
  3. ^ Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 61, and directory notes accompanying.
  4. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

Coordinates: 37°01′53″N 27°15′33″E / 37.031449°N 27.259149°E / 37.031449; 27.259149