, COELIA, or CELA (Κοιλὸς λιμήν, Κοῖλα, Κοιλία
), a port-town in the Thracian Chersonesus on the Hellespont, near which the Spartans were defeated by the Athenians, and where the latter erected a trophy by the side of the tomb of Hecuba. (Mela, 2.2. 7; Plin. Nat. 4.18
, Ptol. 3.12.4
; Nicet. v. p. 81; Anna Comn. xiv. p. 429; Amm. Marc. 22.8
; Hierocl. p. 634.)
There still exist coins of the town of Coelos, respecting which see Eckhel, vol. ii. p. 50. Its modern name is Kilidbahr.