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[1] City in Cataonia

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(Κόμανα; Kómana). City in  Cataonia (Str. 12,2,3), Hittite Kummanni; temple state of the goddess Ma-Enyo (Artemis Tauropolios;  Enyo; Roman  Bellona). Bishopric as early as the Severian period (2nd/3rd cents AD); today's Şar.


W. Ruge, s.v. Komana, RE 11, 1127f.

Hild/Restle, 208f.

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Strobel, Karl (Klagenfurt) and Olshausen, Eckart (Stuttgart), “Comana”, 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 01 June 2023 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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