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(Πεδνηλισσός/ Pednēlissós, Πετνηλισσός/ Petnēlissós). Fortified city in Pisidia west of Selge. With the aid of Achaeus [5] and Garsyeris, P. was able to ward off the attack by Selge in 218 BC (Pol. 5,72-76). Among the more important Pisidian cities mentioned in Str. 12,7,2. Coin minting in the 1st cent. BC and from Traianus (AD 98-117) to Gallienus (AD 253-268) [1]. In the Late Antique and Byzantine Period it was a suffragan diocese of Perge [3]. Ruins near modern Kozan [2. 14f.].


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Weiß, Peter (Kiel), “Pednelissus”, 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 06 August 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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