Telmessos (Caria)

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Telmessos or Telmessus, also Telmissos (Ancient Greek: Τελμησσός or Τελμισσός), was a town in ancient Caria.

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]


  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. ^[dead link]

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

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