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(Σέλγη; Sélgē). City in southern Pisidia, c. 1000 m above sea-level in a fertile area (wine, olives; styrax for incense, irises for a medicine: 'Selgitic oil') at modern Altınkaya (formerly Zerk) (Str. 12,7,3; Plin. HN 15,31; 23,95). In the Hellenistic period S. was one of the most significant settlements in Pisidia and followed an independent policy against the Seleucids and the Attalids (Attalus) (Pol. 5,72-77; 31,2-5). In the Roman period S. lost its political signif…

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Brandt, Hartwin (Chemnitz), “Selge”, 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 08 December 2023 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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