(Ἀριαράθεια; Ariarátheia). Town in Cappadocia, strategia of Sargarausene, modern Pınarbaşı (former Aziziye), founded by Ariarathes IV. Documented as a suffragan diocese from AD 431. Under Constantine incorporated into Armenia minor.
F. Hild, M. Restle, Kappadokien (TIB 2), 1981, 151
G. Hirschfeld, s. v. Ariarath(e)ia, RE 2, 815.
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Strobel, Karl (Klagenfurt),
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 13 July 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e134900>
First published online: 2006
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