: Eth. Γαγαῖος
), a town on the south-east coast of Lycia, from which the Gagates lapis
derived its name. (Plin. Nat. 5.18
; Steph. B s.v. Nicand. Ther.
37; Galen, vol. xii. p. 203, ed. Kühn; Hierocl. p. 683, with Wesseling's note.) Ruins at Aladjá
are regarded by Leake (Asia Minor,
p. 185, foll.) as marking the site of the ancient Gagae, while Sir Charles Fellowes identifies the place with the modern village of Hascooe,
where ruins stand upon and between two isolated rocks, now literally covered with walls. (Discov. in Lycia,