Greek Name Transliteration Latin Spelling Translation
Νακωλε Nakôle Nacole Of the Town Nacoleia

NAKOLE (or Nacole) was the Naiad Nymph of the spring, well or fountain of the town of Nakoleia in Phrygia (central Anatolia).

Perhaps a daughter of the local River THYMBRES

Suidas s.v. Nakoleia (trans. Suda On Line) (Byzantine Greek lexicon C10th A.D.) :
"Nakoleia (Nacoleia): A place-name. It should be noted that this Phrygian city is commonly derived from the Nymphe Nakole (Nacole); whence also Nakolaion, the same [city]; just as Nymphaion [fountain-house] from Nymphe."


  • Suidas - Byzantine Lexicographer C10th AD