Of Nacoleia (town)
NAKOLE (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
CLASSICAL LITERATURE QUOTES
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 (Nacolaeum), the same [city]; just as Nymphaion (Nymphaeum) [fountain-house] from Nymphe."
- Suidas, The Suda - Byzantine Greek Lexicon C10th A.D.
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