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Harpers Dictionary of Classical Antiquities

Ocalea

(Okalea). An ancient town in Boeotia, situated on a river of the same name falling into Lake Copais.


Perseus Project

Greek & Roman Geography (ed. William Smith)

Ocalea

Ocalea, Ocaleia (Okalea, Okaleia: Eth. Okaleus). An ancient city of Boeotia, mentioned by Homer, situated upon a small stream of the same name, at an equal distance from Haliartus and Alalcomenae. It lay in the middle of a long narrow plain, bounded on the east by the heights of Haliartus, on the west by the mountain Tilphossium, on the south by a range of low hills, and on the north by the lake Copais. This town was dependent upon Haliartus. The name is probably only a dialectic form of Oechalia. Its site is indicated by several squared blocks on the right bank of the stream.

This text is from: Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography (1854) (ed. William Smith, LLD). Cited June 2004 from The Perseus Project URL below, which contains interesting hyperlinks


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