Cape Deveboynu, Datça

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Deveboynu Cape (Turkish Deveboynu Burnu; Greek Krio; Ancient Greek: Τριόπιον, romanizedTriopion;[1] Latin: Triopium[2] and Triopia[3]) is a promontory in southwest Turkey, on the Aegean Sea, at the extreme end of the Datça Peninsula, north of the island of Rhodes. The modern town of Tekir is located there.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.
  2. ^ a b   Smith, William, ed. (1854–1857). "Triopium". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography. London: John Murray.
  3. ^ Pliny. Naturalis Historia. Vol. 5.29.

  This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainSmith, William, ed. (1854–1857). "Triopium". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography. London: John Murray.

Coordinates: 36°41′06″N 27°22′06″E / 36.6849°N 27.36846°E / 36.6849; 27.36846