: Eth. Πριαπηνός
), a town of Mysia on the Propontis, situated on a headland on the spur of Mount Pityus. Some said that it was a colony of Miletus, and others regarded it as a settlement of Cyzicus: it derived its name from its worship of the god Priapus.
It had a good harbour, and ruled over a territory which produced good wine. (Strab. xiii. p.587
; Thuc. 8.107
; Pomp. Mela, 1.19; Plin. Nat. 4.24
; Steph. B. sub voce
Geogr. Rav. 2.18, 5.19; Arrian, Arr. Anab. 1.12.7
.) Ruins of Priapus still exist near Karaboa.
p. 425; Rasche, Lex. Num.
4.1. p. 51.)