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Polymedium or Polymedion (Ancient Greek: Πολυμήδειον), also known as Palamedium or Polymedia,[1] was a small town in ancient Mysia, between the promontory Lectum and Assus, and at a distance of 40 stadia from the former.[2]

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


  1. ^ Pliny. Naturalis Historia. Vol. 5.30.32.
  2. ^ Strabo. Geographica. Vol. xiii. pp. 606, 616. 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. 56, and directory notes accompanying.
  4. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainSmith, William, ed. (1854–1857). "Polymedium". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography. London: John Murray.

Coordinates: 39°27′42″N 26°08′57″E / 39.461577°N 26.149028°E / 39.461577; 26.149028