Ptolemais (Pamphylia)

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Ptolemais (Ancient Greek: Πτολεμαΐς) was a coastal town of ancient Pamphylia or of Cilicia, inhabited during Hellenistic times.[1] It was located between the Melas River and Coracesium.[2]

Its site is located near Fığla Burnu, in Asiatic Turkey.[1][3]


  1. ^ a b Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 65, and directory notes accompanying.
  2. ^ Strabo. Geographica. Vol. xiv. p. 667. Page numbers refer to those of Isaac Casaubon's edition.
  3. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

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

Coordinates: 36°36′48″N 31°47′34″E / 36.613394°N 31.792846°E / 36.613394; 31.792846