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Aspona
(80 words)

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(Ἄσπονα, Ἄσπωνα; Áspona, Áspōna). Border town of  Galatia north of the Tuz Gölü, modern Sarıhüyük. Statio on the pilgrim route, in the 4th cent. AD civitas; documented as a suffragan diocese from AD 342/343. Fortified hill with evidence of settlement as early as prehistoric times.

Bibliography

K. Belke, Galatien und Lykaonien, TIB 4, 1984, 135

S. Mitchell, Regional Epigraphic Catalogues of Asia Minor 2, 1982, 403-405.

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Strobel, Karl (Klagenfurt), “Aspona”, 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 31 May 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e204200>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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