Brill’s New Pauly

Get access

Nosala
(66 words)

[German version]

(Νόσαλα; Nósala). Uninhabited island on the Gedrosian coast of the Ichthyophagi (Arr. Ind. 31), location unknown. The island, which was visited by Nearchus [2], was 100 stadia from the coast, and was regarded by the Ichthyophagi as sacred to the Sun. Nearchus' visit to the island is also mentioned in Str. 15,2,13.

Bibliography

O. Stein, s.v. Νόσαλα, RE 17, 1051f.

Cite this page
Karttunen, Klaus (Helsinki), “Nosala”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 05 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e825190>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



▲   Back to top   ▲