Brill’s New Pauly

Get access
Search Results: Prev | 1 of 12 |

Olbasa
(146 words)

[German version]

This item can be found on the following maps:

Coloniae

(Ὄλβασα; Ólbasa). One of the Pisidian colonies (Pisidia) founded by Augustus, Colonia Iulia Augusta Olbasena/Olbasenorum, at the site of an earlier fortified Hellenistic city high above the Lysis valley in western Pisidia. Coin minting is attested from Antoninus [1] Pius up to the mid 3rd cent. AD ([1] with [2. 39f.]). Coins and inscriptions indicate increasing Hellenization. O. was last mentioned as a city of the province Pamphylia in the 6th cent.; it does not appear in the lists of Byz…

Cite this page
Weiß, Peter (Kiel), “Olbasa”, 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 14 June 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e829770>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



▲   Back to top   ▲