: Eth. Coryphantenus
), one of the settlements of the Mytilenaeans, on the coast of Aeolis, opposite to Lesbos, and north of Atarneus. Pliny (5.30
) names it Coryphas.
It is evidently the same place which appears in the Table under the name Corifanio, between Adramyttium and Elatia,--whatever Elatia may mean. Strabo (p. 607) mentions Coryphantis and Heraclea, and “after them, Attea.” [ATTEA
] The next place in the Table to Elatia is Attalia.
The oysters of Coryphas are mentioned by Pliny (32.6