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Germanicopolis (Bithynia)

Germanicopolis was an ancient town in Bithynia, also known as Caesarea in Bythinia (not to be confused with Caesarea Germanica, as such a former bishopric and present Latin Catholic titular see.

                                               

Goksun

Goksun is a town and district of Kahramanmaras Province in the Mediterranean region of Turkey, near one of the sources of the Ceyhan River,in the ancient region of Cataonia.

                                               

Hadrianopolis in Paphlagonia

Hadrianopolis in Paphlagonia was a city in southwestern Paphlagonia, Asia Minor, about 3km west of modern Eskipazar. It was inhabited at least from the 1st century BC to the 8th century AD. It was named after the Roman emperor Hadrian in the 2nd ...

                                               

Hypaepa

Hypaepa or Hypaipa was an Ancient city and bishopric in ancient Lydia, near the north bank of the Cayster River, and 42 miles from Ephesus, Ephesus and remains a Latin Catholic titular see.

                                               

Ikizçınar, Ermenek

Ikizçın is a village in the district of Ermenek, Karaman Province in Turkey. In the city since Roman times and was previously known as Irnebol" in ancient times, as Irenopolis. In the nearby village Çatalbadem was formerly known as Yukarı Irnebol ...

                                               

Imbriogon

Imbriogon was an ancient place in Cilicia Trachea, whose modern name is Demircili in Silifke district, in Mersin province, Turkey. It lay on the road from Seleukia in the Kalykadnos to Diocaesarea, about 8 kilometres north of Seleukia. Imbrogion ...

                                               

Limyra

Limyra was a small city in ancient Lycia on the southern coast of Asia Minor, on the Limyrus River. Already flourishing in the second millennium BCE, the city was one of the oldest and most prosperous in Lycia, it gradually became one of the fine ...

                                               

Magydus

Magydus was an settlement and bishopric of ancient Pamphylia on the Mediterranean coast of southwestern Asia Minor, which remains a Latin Catholic titular see. It is probably the same as Mygdale described in the Stadiasmus Maris Magni. In his pla ...

                                               

Mopsuestia

Mopsuestia estia and Μόψου Mopsou, Byzantine Greek: Mamista, Manistra, Arabic: al-Massīsah, Armenian: Msis, Mises, Mamestia, Frankish: Mamistra) is an ancient city in Cilicia Campestris on the Pyramus River located approximately 20 km east of anc ...

                                               

Nusaybin

Nusaybin is a city in Mardin Province, Turkey. The population of the city is 83.832 as of 2009 and is predominantly Kurdish. In Turkish Kurdistan, Nusaybin is separated from the larger Kurdish-majority city of Qamishlo by the Turkey-Syria border.

                                               

Palaeopolis in Pamphylia

Palaeopolis in Pamphylia was an Ancient city and bishopric in Asia Minor, and is a Catholic episcopal titular see. See Paleopolis for namesakes

                                               

Papurius

Papurius or Papyrius was a fortress in Cilicia Campestris, near Tarsus. It was in this fortress that the usurper Marcian was a prisoner after his failed revolt in 479, and where Leontius and his General and king-maker Il was besieged between 484 ...

                                               

Pelodes

In Antiquity, Pelodes or Palodes was a site that cannot be identified with any certainty. One obscure Palodes was a minor port site on the eastern side of the Bosporus, about halfway up, a little south of Amycus. A reference to another Palodes is ...

                                               

Rize

The name comes from Greek as though ρίζα riza or Ριζαίον Rizaion, meaning "mountain slopes", ρίζα in Greek means root. In modern times, its name in Greek was usually Ριζούντα Rizunda. Its Latin forms are Rhizus and Rhizaeum, the latter of which i ...

                                               

Satala in Lydia

The city worshiped the typical mother and son pantheon found throughout Anatolia, and although a temple was built it did not mint coint as the town was only a village. It was part of a decapolis called the Katakekaumene, and May have been its rel ...

                                               

Silandus

Silandus or Silandos was an episcopal city in the late Roman province of Lydia. It was near and gave its name to the present town of Selendi in Manisa Province, Turkey.

                                               

Sinop, Turkey

Sinop, historically known as Sinope, is a city with a population of 36.734 on the isthmus of Ince Burun, near Cape Sinope which is situated on the most northern edge of the Turkish side of the Black Sea coast, in the ancient region of Paphlagonia ...

                                               

Syedra

Syedra was an ancient port city in region of ancient Cilicia, Pamphylia, or Isauria on the southern coast of modern-day Turkey between the towns of Alanya and Gazipasa. Syedra was settled in the 7th century BCE, and abandoned in the 13th century ...

                                               

Talaura

Talaura or Taulara, was a mountain fortress in Pontus to which Mithridates VI of Pontus withdrew with his most precious treasures, which were afterwards found there by Lucullus. As the place is not mentioned by other writers, some suppose it to h ...

                                               

Tavium

Tavium, or Tavia, was the chief city of the Galatian tribe of Trocmi, one of the three Celtic tribes which migrated from the Danube Valley to Galatia in present-day central Turkey in the 3rd century BCE. Owing to its position on the high roads of ...

                                               

Zaliche

"Zaliche" is the form given in the indices of the editions, produced by Peter Wesseling, and by B.G. Niebuhr It is the form given also in Anthons Classical Dictionary On the other hand, the contributor Leonhard Schmitz of the entry on the town in ...

                                               

Zama (Turkey)

Zama was a Roman and Byzantine era town in the Roman district of Chamanene, in what is today central Turkey. It has been tentatively identified with ruins on the Halys River between Caesarea in Cappadocia and Tavium. Halys River.

                                               

Aigai (Aeolis)

Aigai, also Aigaiai, was an ancient Greek, later Roman, city and bishopric in Aeolis. Aegae is mentioned by both Herodotus and Strabo as being a member of the Aeolian dodecapolis. It was also an important sanctuary of Apollo. Aigai had its bright ...

                                               

Atarneus

Atarneus, also known as Atarna, was an ancient Greek city in the region of Aeolis, Asia Minor. It lies on the mainland opposite the island of Lesbos. It was on the road from Adramyttium to the plain of the Caicus. Its territory was called the Ata ...

                                               

Elaea (Aeolis)

Elaea was an ancient city of Aeolis, Asia, the port of Pergamum. According to the Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World, it was located near the modern town of Zeytindağ, Izmir Province, Turkey. The ruins of the silted ports breakwater ca ...

                                               

Gambrium

Gambrium or Gambrion, also Gambreium or Gambreion, was a town of ancient Aeolis and of Mysia, quite close to Pergamum. Its location is near Kınık and Bergama in Izmir province, in the Aegean Region of Turkey. It is on a hill called Hisarlık in Ba ...

                                               

Larissa Phrikonis

Larissa or Larisa Phrikonis was a Bronze Age city in the Aegean Region of Turkey. It is in the immediate vicinity of Menemen, in the district of Izmir province. The ruins of the city are on a hill top next to todays Buruncuk village. The main roa ...

                                               

Apamea Myrlea

Apamea Myrlea was an ancient city and bishopric on the Sea of Marmara, in Bithynia, Anatolia, its ruins are a few kilometers south of Mudanya, Bursa Province in the Marmara Region of Asian Turkey. For namesakes, see Apamea

                                               

Astacus (Bithynia)

Astacus is an ancient city in Bithynia, it was also called Olbia. Stephanus of Byzantium records an aetiological myth that it was founded by Astacus, son of Poseidon and the nymph Olbia. The city was founded in the Second Greek colonisation by th ...

                                               

Prusias ad Hypium

Prusias ad Hypium was a city in ancient Bithynia, and afterwards in the late Roman province of Honorias, and a bishopric that was a suffragan of Claudiopolis in Honoriade. Before its conquest by King Prusias I of Bithynia it was named Cierus or K ...

                                               

Tium

Tium was an ancient settlement, also known as Filyos, on the south coast of the Black Sea at the mouth of the river Billaeus in present-day Turkey. Ancient writers variously assigned it to ancient Paphlagonia or Bithynia. Apart from Tium, Latiniz ...

                                               

Nyssa (Cappadocia)

Nyssa was a small town and bishopric in Cappadocia, Asia Minor. It is important in the history of Christianity due to being the see of the prominent 4th century bishop Gregory of Nyssa. Today, its name continues to be used as a titular see in the ...

                                               

Alabanda

Alabanda or Antiochia of the Chrysaorians was a city of ancient Caria, Anatolia, the site of which is near Doğanyurt, Çine, Aydın Province, Turkey. The city is located in the saddle between the two peaks. This area is known for its dark marble an ...

                                               

Alinda

Alinda was an inland city and bishopric in ancient Caria, in Asia Minor. Modern scholars identify Alinda with the Hellenistic foundation of Alexandria ad Latmum noted by Stephanus of Byzantium.

                                               

Amos (ancient city)

Amos was located in the Rhodian Peraia in Caria on the Mediterranean coast. It was probably connected with Lindos which is supported by epigraphic finds from that city. Its connection to the poleis of Rhodes is further attested by the use of the ...

                                               

Antioch on the Maeander

Antioch on the Maeander or Antiochia on the Maeander, earlier Pythopolis, was a city of ancient Caria, in Anatolia. The city was situated between the Maeander and Orsinus rivers near their confluence. Though it was the site of a bridge over the M ...

                                               

Bargylia

Bargylia, was a city on the coast of ancient Caria in southwestern Anatolia between Iasos and Myndus. Bargylias location corresponds to the modern Turkish town of Boğaziçi in Muğla Province. The city was founded by Bellerophon in honour of his co ...

                                               

Calynda

It was probably situated at the boundary of Lycia and Caria, for it is placed in the former territory by Ptolemy xxxi, 16, in the latter by Stephanus Byzantius. Stephanus gives also another form of the name, Karynda. Calynda must be carefully dis ...

                                               

Ceramus

Ceramus or Keramos was a city on the north coast of the Ceramic Gulf - named after this city - in ancient Caria, in southwest Asia Minor, its ruins can be found outside the modern village of Oren, Muğla Province, Turkey. Ceramus, initially subjec ...

                                               

Euromus

Euromus or Euromos – also, Europus or Europos, Eunomus or Eunomos, Philippi or Philippoi, earlier Kyromus and Hyromus – was an ancient city in Caria, Anatolia, the ruins are approximately 4 km southeast of Selimiye and 12 km northwest of Milas, M ...

                                               

Loryma

Loryma was an ancient town and episcopal see of ancient Caria, in Asia Minor. It is now listed as a titular see. Loryma was a fortified place with a port, close to Cape Cynossema, on the western-most point of the Rhodian Chersonesus, in Caria. It ...

                                               

Nysa on the Maeander

Nysa on the Maeander was an ancient city and bishopric of Asia Minor, whose remains are in the Sultanhisar district of Aydın Province of Turkey, 50 kilometres east of the Ionian city of Ephesus, and which remains a Latin Catholic titular see. At ...

                                               

Antiochia ad Cragum

Antiochia ad Cragum also known as Antiochetta or Latin: Antiochia Parva is an ancient Hellenistic city on Mount Cragus overlooking the Mediterranean coast, in the region of Cilicia, in Anatolia. In modern-day Turkey the site is encompassed in the ...

                                               

Antiochia ad Pyramum

Antiochia ad Pyramum was an ancient coastal city of Cilicia, on the Pyramus river, in Anatolia. It was the successor settlement to Magarsa. The location of the city is on the Karatas Peninsula, Adana Province, Turkey, a few km from the city of Ka ...

                                               

Aphrodisias (Cilicia)

Aphrodisias, sometimes called Aphrodisias of Cilicia to distinguish it from the town of the same name in Caria, was a port city of ancient Cilicia whose ruins now lie near Cape Tisan in Mersin Province, Turkey.

                                               

Arsinoe (Cilicia)

Arsinoe was a city on the coast of ancient Cilicia between Anemurium and Kelenderis, the site is near the modern city of Bozyazı, Mersin Province, Turkey. Strabo mentions Arsinoe as having a port. In the 19th century, William Martin Leake placed ...

                                               

Claudiopolis (Cilicia)

Claudiopolis also called Ninica and Ninica Claudiopolis, was an ancient city of Cilicia. Ammianus mentions Seleucia and Claudiopolis as cities of Cilicia, or of the country drained by the Calycadnus, and Claudiopolis was a colony of Claudius Caes ...

                                               

Mallus (Cilicia)

Mallus was an ancient city of Cilicia Campestris lying near the mouth of the Pyramus river, in Anatolia. In ancient times, the city was situated at the mouth of the Pyramus, on a hill opposite Magarsa which served as its port. The district was ca ...

                                               

Nagidos

Nagidos was an ancient city of Cilicia. In ancient times it was located between Anemurion to the west and Arsinoe to the east. Today its ruins are found on the hill named Pasabeleni at the mouth of the Sini Cay near Bozyazı in Mersin Province, Tu ...

                                               

Serraepolis

Serraepolis or Serraipolis was a town of ancient Cilicia in Asia Minor on the lower course of river Pyramos. It was also known under the names Serretillis, Seropolis, Serrai kome and Siris, as well as Kassipolis by Pliny. It was a colony, establi ...

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