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Summary

Stratonicea, Stratonikeia, Stratoniceia , Stratoniki, and Stratonike and Stratonice; earlier Idrias and Chrysaoris;

Class:

  • City
  • visible
  • Exact location
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

Stratonicea, Serapeum

Carian Stratonicea, temple

Stratonicea, Aqueduct

Aqueduct

Stratonicea [Stratonikea], Fortress

Fortress of Stratonikea

Carian Stratonicea, Thermae I

Roman baths, Stratonikeia

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

Stratonicea was a city in the interior of Caria, built on a fertile plain near the sources of Marsyas River. According to Stephanus of Byzantium provides the city was named in honour of Stratonice, the spouse of Antiochus I. It is udoubtedly a Helelnistic city dates to the Seleucids build according to the ruleof  Hippodamian plan.

  1. George E. Bean, Turkey Beyond the Maeander. An Archaeological Guide, London Ernest Jersey 1971, p. 88-93
  2. http://whc.unesco.org/en/tentativelists/6041/
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stratonicea_(Caria)
  4. Stratonicea in The Catholic Encyclopedia - http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/14315a.htm
  5. http://asiaminor.ehw.gr/forms/fLemmaBodyExtended.aspx?lemmaID=10061
  6. S. Corcoran, The Heading of Diocletian's Prices Edict at Stratonicea, Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik , 166 , 2002,  pp. 295-302 - http://www.academia.edu/1925882