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Traron (Ancient Greek: Τράρων) was a town of ancient Troad, on the Hellespont.[1] Tzetzes mentions a mountain so named, also in the Troad, with which the town may be connected.[2]

Its site is located near Tek Top, 5 miles (8.0 km) southwest of Erenköy, Asiatic Turkey.[1][3]


  1. ^ a b Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 56, and directory notes accompanying.
  2. ^ Tzetzes, ad Lycrophr. 1141, 1159.
  3. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

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

Coordinates: 40°00′00″N 26°16′50″E / 39.999871°N 26.280528°E / 39.999871; 26.280528