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Cappadocia, I.
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(Καππαδοκία; Kappadokía). Region and kingdom in Asia Minor

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A. Geography and population

C. (Str. 12,1f.) extends from the Taurus to the Black Sea coast; its western border to Paphlagonia and Phrygia, later also to Galatia, is at the Halys (and Lake Tatta); in the south-west, it borders on Lycaonia, in the east on Colchis, Lesser Armenia, and the upper reaches of the Euphrates, in the south on Cilicia and Commagene. The entire region is see…

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Strobel, Karl (Klagenfurt) and Berger, Albrecht (Berlin), “Cappadocia, I.”, 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 21 January 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e608680>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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