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.
- George E. Bean, Turkey Beyond the Maeander. An Archaeological Guide, London Ernest Jersey 1971, p. 88-93
- Stratonicea in The Catholic Encyclopedia - http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/14315a.htm
- 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