（Καῦνος). One of the chief cities of Caria, on its
southern coast, in a very fertile but unhealthy situation. It was founded by the Cretans. Its
dried figs (Cauneae ficus) were highly celebrated. The painter Protogenes was
Harry Thurston Peck. Harpers Dictionary of Classical Antiquities. New York. Harper and Brothers. 1898.
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