Brill’s New Pauly

Get access
Search Results: | 17 of 49 |

Saronikos Kolpos
(103 words)

[German version]

(Σαρωνικὸς κόλπος/Sarōnikòs kólpos, πέλαγος/pélagos, πόντος/póntos, or πόρος/póros; also κόλπος Αργείας/kólpos Argeías, Ptol. 3,16,12, or Σαλαμινιακὸν πέλαγος/Salaminiakòn pélagos, Str. 8,2,2), modern 'Gulf of Aegina'. Named after the mythical king Saron of Troezen, a generally shallow gulf of the Aegean Sea (Paus. 2,30,7; 2,32,10, cf. 2,34,2; Str. 2,5,21) between Attica in the northeast, Argolis in the southwest and the Isthmus of Corinth in the northwest, with many islands (e.g., Aegina, Salamis, Calaurea) between t…

Cite this page
Külzer, Andreas (Vienna), “Saronikos Kolpos”, 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 26 September 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1101780>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



▲   Back to top   ▲