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Summary

Bybassos - Hisaronu Village.

Class:

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

Identifiers:

Nearby

Kastabos, Pazarlık

Carian town

Hygassos

Hygassos

Kuzkumu

Kuzkumu

Kastabos, Sanctuary of Hemithea

Kastabos - Sanctuary of Hemithea

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

The acropolis of the ancient Bybassos is located on the Hisar Tepe which lies between Hisarönü village - formerly known as Erine or Rina1- and the sea. It's ruins have been investigated through an archaeological survey under direction of the german archaeologist Winfried Held2.

References

  1. George E. Bean, Turkey Beyond the Maeander. An Archaeological Guide, London Ernest Jersey 1971, p.162
  2. W. Held – Ch. Wilkening-Aumann, Vom Karischen Bund zur Griechischen Polis. Archäologischer Survey in Bybassos und Kastabos auf der Karischen Chersones, in: A. Matthaei – M. Zimmermann (Hrsg.), Urbane Strukturen und bürgerliche Identität im Hellenismus, Die hellenistische Polis als Lebensform 5 (Heidelberg 2015) 74–98