Olbasa (Pisidia)

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Olbasa (Ancient Greek: Ὄλβασα) was a town in the northern part of ancient Pisidia between Pednelissus and Selge.[1][2] It later received a Roman colony under the name of Colonia Iulia Augusta.[3]

Its site is located near Belenli, in Asiatic Turkey.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ptolemy. The Geography. 5.5.8.
  2. ^ Hierocles. Synecdemus. p. 680.
  3. ^ a b Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 65, and directory notes accompanying.
  4. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainSmith, William, ed. (1854–1857). "Olbasa". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography. London: John Murray.

Coordinates: 37°18′16″N 29°59′45″E / 37.3045498°N 29.9957318°E / 37.3045498; 29.9957318