Dioclea (Phrygia)

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Dioclea, Dioclia, Diocleia, or Diokleia (Ancient Greek: Διοκλεία) was a town of ancient Phrygia, inhabited during Roman and Byzantine times.[1][2] It was the see of a Christian bishop. No longer the seat of a residential bishop, it remains a titular see of the Roman Catholic Church.[3]

Its site is located near Yeşilhisar in Asiatic Turkey.[1][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 62, and directory notes accompanying.
  2. ^ Ptolemy. The Geography. 5.2.
  3. ^ Catholic Hierarchy
  4. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainSmith, William, ed. (1854–1857). "Diocleia". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography. London: John Murray.

Coordinates: 38°39′50″N 29°53′17″E / 38.6638015°N 29.88814°E / 38.6638015; 29.88814