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a Pleiades place resource

Creators: C. Foss, G. Reger
Contributors: R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Ryan Horne, Jeffrey Becker, Richard Talbert, Tom Elliott
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Last modified Oct 17, 2022 11:10 AM History
Carian Chersonesos was located on what is now known as the Daraçya (or Loryma) Peninsula. According to Cook, this may be the same as the Bybassian Chersonese of Herodotus' account.

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Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 61 G4 Chersonesos

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Daraçya. 

Secondary scholarship discusses both literary and epigraphic testimony to assert that Carian Chersonesos should be understood to occupy "the Loryma peninsula", a landform taking its name from the major polis located at its southern tip. Bean notes also that Carian Chersonesos includes "a certain area around the head of the gulf of Hisaronii. How large an area is uncertain". The polities of Carian Chersonesos - including "Bybassus, Castabus, Cyrnus, Loryma, Syrna, Amos" but excluding "Cedreae, Physcus, Pyrnus, Erine" made a group contribution attested on the Athenian tribute lists at some points in time.

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C. Foss, G. Reger, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Ryan Horne, Jeffrey Becker, Richard Talbert, and Tom Elliott, 'Chersonesos: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2022 <> [accessed: 28 May 2023]

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