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POGLA (Çomakli, formerly Fğla) Turkey.

Town in Pisidia 25 km N of Korkuteli. Pogla had city status in the later Hellenistic period, when it issued city decrees; its subsequent status depends upon the interpretation of an inscription found at Çomakli, which perhaps implies that it belonged to the commune Milyadum mentioned by Cicero (Verr. 1.95). It is listed by Ptolemy and Hierokles (Sokla) and issued coins in the 2d and 3d c. A.D.

The acropolis hill, directly above the village, carries a rough polygonal circuit wall now reduced to a single course. Just below the wall on the S are four rows of rock-cut seats. In the village itself are the remains of a massive building of the Roman period still standing up to 7 m high. Built tombs, originally handsome but now ruined, can be seen in the village and on the slopes above. Inscriptions and sculptured blocks of all kinds are exceptionally numerous.


M. Rostovtzeff, JOAI 4 (1901) Beibl. 38-46; IGRR (1906-) III, 409; A. Wilhelm, Glotta 14 (1925) 81-82; A.H.M. Jones, The Cities of the Eastern Roman Provinces 2d ed. (1971) 142-43; G. E. Bean, AnatSt 10 (1960) 55-65.


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