The New Student's Reference Work/Ida, Mount
I′da, Mount, a high mountain range in Asia Minor, extending from Phrygia through Mysia into Troas. Near its base was the city of Troy. From Ida as their source many famous streams flow, including the Granicus and the Scamander. Mount Ida is celebrated as the scene of many Greek legends. Situated in Crete is another Ida, 8,055 feet high. Here Zeus, the chief god of the Greeks, was said to have been educated.