Neapolis (Pisidia)

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Neapolis (Ancient Greek: Νεάπολις) was a town in ancient Pisidia, a few miles south of Antioch.[1][2] Pliny mentions it as a town of the Roman province of Galatia, which embraced a portion of Pisidia.[3] It became a bishopric; no longer the seat of a residential bishop, it remains, under the name of Neapolis in Pisidia, a titular see of the Roman Catholic Church.[4]

Its site is located near the modern Kıyakdede, Asiatic Turkey.[5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ptolemy. The Geography. 5.44.
  2. ^ Hierocles. Synecdemus. p. 672.
  3. ^ Pliny. Naturalis Historia. 5.42.
  4. ^ Catholic Hierarchy
  5. ^ Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 65, and directory notes accompanying.
  6. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

Coordinates: 37°58′07″N 31°28′53″E / 37.9685036°N 31.4813228°E / 37.9685036; 31.4813228