Thera (Caria)

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Thera (Ancient Greek: Θήρα) was a town of Ancient Caria.[1] It is mentioned by Arrian as one of the towns held by Orontobates.[2]

Its site is located near Yerkesik, Muğla Province, Asiatic Turkey.[1][3]


  1. ^ a b Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 61, and directory notes accompanying.
  2. ^ Arrian, The Anabasis of Alexander, 2.5.
  3. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

Coordinates: 37°08′14″N 28°16′57″E / 37.1373143°N 28.2826275°E / 37.1373143; 28.2826275