Brill’s New Pauly

Get access
Search Results: | 48 of 181 |

Cataonia
(87 words)

[German version]

(Καταονία; Kataonía). Region and strategia in south-eastern Cappadocia between Taurus and Antitaurus, bordering on Cilicia, Commagene, and Melitene (Str. 11,12,2; 12,1,1-2,4), originally a Luwian-speaking region; in 301 BC, it fell to Seleucus I, probably as a dowry of Stratonice for Ariarathes III of Cappadocia; in AD 17, it became part of the province of Cappadocia, belonged to  Armenia Minor under Diocletian, to Armenia II in AD 386, and to Armenia III in AD 536.

Bibliography

W. Ruge, s.v. K., RE 10, 2478f.

Hild/Restle, 202.

Cite this page
Strobel, Karl (Klagenfurt), “Cataonia”, 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 06 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e610650>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



▲   Back to top   ▲