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CHRYSA´ORIS (Χρυσαορίς: Eth. Ρυσαορεύς), a town of Caria, afterwards called Idrias. According to Apollonius, in his Carica (Steph. B. sub voce it was the first city of those founded by the Lycians. According to Epaphroditus, all Caria was called Chrysaoris. Herodotus (5.118) mentions a district in Caria, named Idrias, in which the Marsyas of Caria had its source. It has been conjectured that Antiochus built his city Stratoniceia at or near the site of this old town Chrysaoris or Idrias.


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    • Herodotus, Histories, 5.118
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