Kaz Daği

Kaz Daği (käz däŭˈ) [key], anc. Ida Mts., range, NW Turkey, SE of the location of ancient Troy. Mt. Gargarus (5,797 ft/1,767 m) is the highest point. The mountain was dedicated in ancient times to the worship of Cybele who was therefore sometimes called Idae Mater.

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