Phoenix (Lycia)

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Phoenix or Phoinix (Ancient Greek: Φοῖνιξ) was a port town of ancient Lycia, near the mountain of the same name.[1]

Its site is now occupied by the town of Finike in Asiatic Turkey.[1][2] Off Phoenix was fought the Battle of Phoenix, a naval battle between the Arabs and Byzantine Empire in 654.


  1. ^ a b Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 65, and directory notes accompanying.
  2. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

Coordinates: 36°17′35″N 30°08′20″E / 36.292959°N 30.139016°E / 36.292959; 30.139016