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Plarasa or Plarassa was an inland town of ancient Caria, inhabited during Roman times.[1] At some point it, along with Tauropolis, became part of the territory of the Antiochia ad Maeandrum, after which an aqueduct which was built by Marcus Ulpius Carminius Claudianus (husband of Carminia Ammia) in the 2nd century to supply the combined community.[2]

Its site is located near Bingeç in Asiatic Turkey.[1][3]


  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. ^ Mitchell, John Malcolm (1911). "Aqueduct" . In Chisholm, Hugh (ed.). Encyclopædia Britannica. Vol. 02 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. pp. 240–248, see page 240. I. Ancient Aqueducts.
  3. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

Coordinates: 37°37′26″N 28°38′04″E / 37.623843°N 28.634407°E / 37.623843; 28.634407