Pogla

Pogla was a town in the late Roman province of Pamphylia Secunda. Its bishopric, which was a suffragan of Perge, is included in the Catholic Church's list of titular sees.[1]

History

Pogla is mentioned by Ptolemy,[2] and possibly by Hierocles,[3] where he speaks of a town called Socla (Σώκλα) in Pamphylia,[4] perhaps a manuscript corruption.[5] The modern name for the town is Fugla[1][4]

Coins of Pogla of the 2nd and 3rd centuries are extant, bearing on the reverse images of emperors and on the reverse divinities such as Artemis, of with the inscription ΠΟΓΛΕΩΝ (of the Pogleans).[6]

Bishops

Le Quien[7] mentions two bishops: Paul, present at the Council of Chalcedon (451) and Nicephorus at the Council of Nicæa (787). The Notitiae Episcopatuum continue to mention the see among the suffragans of Perge as late as the 13th century.[4]

References

  1. ^ a b Annuario Pontificio 2013 (Libreria Editrice Vaticana, 2013, ISBN 978-88-209-9070-1), p. 954
  2. ^ V, 5.
  3. ^ Synecdemus, 689, 4.
  4. ^ a b c Sophrone Pétridès, "Pogla" in Catholic Encyclopedia (New York 1911)
  5. ^ John Anthony Cramer, A Geographical and Historical Description of Asia Minor (Oxford University Press 1832), vol. 2, p. 298
  6. ^ Gallery of coins of Pogla
  7. ^ Oriens christianus, I, 1027.

Coordinates: 37°17′13″N 30°14′59″E / 37.2870614°N 30.2498305°E

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