On the N coast. The
ruins of a small town identified by Hogarth with Pergamon extend around the Church of Panaghia Pergaminiotissa, due NE of Akanthou village, some 500 m from the sea. A low, rocky hill to the N may have been the
Nothing is known of the founding or history of this
small town, which seems to have flourished in Graeco-Roman and in Early Byzantine times. The town site is
now a field of ruins partly under cultivation and partly
overgrown with scrub. The acropolis has been quarried
but on its summit a single pillar of rock is still standing
while on its gentle slope two depressions have been cut,
connected with each other by a flight of four steps.
The site is unexcavated.
D. G. Hogarth, Devia Cypria