Brill’s New Pauly

Get access
Search Results: | 7 of 9 |

Coralis
(132 words)

[German version]

(Κόραλις λίμνη (Kóralis límnē), erroneously often found as Κάραλις (Káralis) [1. 3]). One of the most important lakes of central Anatolia between Lycaonia and Pisidia, today's Beyşehir Gölü. Only Str. 12,6,1 refers to it by the name of C.; in the Byzantine Middle Ages, it is usually called Pousgoýse límnē (Πουσγούση λίμνη). The drain of the lake flows through the south-eastern Trogítis límnē (today's Suğla Gölü), which is significantly smaller and largely drained today, and it irrigates as Çarşamba Suyu the plain south of  Iconium [2].

It must be distinguished fro…

Cite this page
Belke, Klaus (Vienna), “Coralis”, 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 18 May 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e620030>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



▲   Back to top   ▲