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Cybistra
(73 words)

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Ḫattusa

(Κύβιστρα; Kýbistra). Town in  ‘Cataonia at the end of the road from the Cilician Gates across the Taurus, later also called Heraclea; modern Tont Kalesı, 13 km south-east of Ereğli; belonged later to  Cappadocia II. It was a diocese from AD 325 and an archdiocese from c. 1060.

Bibliography

W. Ruge, s.v. Kybistra, RE Suppl. 4, 1123

Hild/Restle, 188-190.

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Strobel, Karl (Klagenfurt), “Cybistra”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 27 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e625560>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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