Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Ida. L A mountain in Asia Minor at the head of the gulf of Adramyti, and thirty miles south-east of the Trojan plain. Here Paris wooed CEnone, and adjudged the prize of beauty to Venus, bringing ruin on himself and his country. It is now known as Kash-Dagh.

2. The central peak of the island of Crete, the modern name being Psitoriti. As the cradle of Jupiter and the home of his attendants, the Corybantes, it is sometimes confounded with the Trojan Ida. It has an elevation of 7,200 feet.

“What a blessed condition is a true believer in! When he dies, he goes to God; and while he lives, everything shall do him good. Affliction is for his good. What hurt does the fire to the gold? It only purifies it.”
–Thomas Watson, A Divine Cordial