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PYRNOS Caria, Turkey.

A town of the Rhodian Peraea. It is named by Pliny (HN 5.104) between Kaunos and Loryma,and by Stephanos Byzantios. Earlier it was a member of the Delian Confederacy, with a tribute of one-sixth of a talent. It has been proposed to place it in the bay of Büyükkaraağaç, between Kaunos and Physkos; there are remains of walls and tombs on the W side of the bay.


P. Roos in Opuscula Atheniensia 9 (1969) 60; ATL I 544.


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