: Eth. Βαργυλιάτης
: and Bargyletes, Cic. ad Farm
. 13.56), a city of Caria (Steph. s. v.), “which the Carians name Andanus, calling it a foundation of Achilles; and it is near Iasus and Myndus.” Mela (1.16), who calls it Bargylos, also places it on the bay of lasus; and the bay of lasus was also called Bargylieticus. (Liv. 37.17
; Plb. 16.12
.) Chandler, who was in these parts, could not find Bargylia. Leake conjectures that it may be on the bay between Pasha Limáne
and Asýn Kálesi.
There was at Bargylia a statue of Artemis Cindyas under the bare sky, probably in a temple, about which statue the incredible story was told, that neither rain nor snow ever fell on it. (Plb. 16.12
; comp. the corrupt passage in Strabo, p. 658, and Groskurd's note, vol. iii. p. 54.) Philip III. of Macedonia had a garrison in Bargylia, which the Romans required him to withdraw as one of the terms of peace (Liv. 33.30
; Plb. 17.2
); and the Bargyliatae were declared free.