Callipolis of Caria
Author(s) : Dawson Maria-Dimitra (7/9/2001)Translation : Koutras Nikolaos
For citation: Dawson Maria-Dimitra , "Callipolis of Caria",Encyclopaedia of the Hellenic World, Asia MinorURL: <http://www.ehw.gr/l.aspx?id=12252>
City of Caria. It was founded by the Hecatomnid dynasty. In 333 BC it served as the stronghold of Orontobates, satrap of Caria, against the generals of Alexander the Great. The most likely location for the as of yet unidentified site of the city is considered Çetibeli.
Χ= 28.297o Ε (identification with Çetibeli) Υ= 36.986o Ν (identification with Çetibeli)
Roman Province of Caria
1. Foundation – Historical data
2. Identification – Archaeological remains
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