Telmessos (Caria)

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Telmessos or Telmessus, also Telmissos (Ancient Greek: Τελμησσός or Τελμισσός), was a town in ancient Caria. It was called Telebehi in the Lycian language.

Its site is tentatively located at the remains near Görece in Asiatic Turkey.[1][2] There was a shrine dedicated to Daphne in Telmessos.[3]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 61, and directory notes accompanying.
  2. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.
  3. ^ http://www.themystica.com/mythical-folk/~articles/d/daphne.html

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainHerbermann, Charles, ed. (1913). "Telmessus" . Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton.

Coordinates: 37°02′23″N 27°19′04″E / 37.0397°N 27.3178°E / 37.0397; 27.3178