Krokodeilon polis

a Pleiades name resource

Creators: R. Müller Wollermann, Sean Gillies
Contributors: R. Talbert, T. Elliott
Last modified Jun 07, 2018 03:43 PM History
Ancient Greek appellation recorded by Herodotus, Diodoros, and Strabon

Krokodeilon polis

Κροκοδείλων πόλις

Greek (ancient)

geographic name

accurate

complete

Certain

  • Classical (Greco-Roman; 550 BC-330 BC) (confident)
  • Hellenistic Greek, Roman Republic (330 BC-30 BC) (confident)
  • Roman, early Empire (30 BC-AD 300) (confident)
  • Late Antique (AD 300-AD 640) (confident)

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 75 D2 Krokodilopolis/Ptolemais Euergetis

This is an allusive appellation, as discussed by Cohen. See also Trismegestos: Egypt, 00d - Krokodilopolis (Medinet el-Fayum).