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Ancient Lycian tombs

Simena (Ancient Greek: Σίμηνα) was a town on the coast of ancient Lycia,[1] 60 stadia from Aperlae.[2] The Stadiasmus Maris Magni calls the town Somena (Σόμηνα).[3]

Its site is located near Kaleköy, Asiatic Turkey.[4][5]


  1. ^ Stephanus of Byzantium. Ethnica. Vol. s.v.
  2. ^ Pliny. Naturalis Historia. Vol. 5.27.
  3. ^ Stadiasmus Maris Magni §§ 239, 240.
  4. ^ Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 65, and directory notes accompanying.
  5. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

Coordinates: 36°11′25″N 29°51′35″E / 36.190164°N 29.8597913°E / 36.190164; 29.8597913