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Epiphaneia
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(Ἐπιφάνεια; Epipháneia).

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[1] City in Cilicia Pedias

City in Cilicia Pedias (Ptol. 5,8,7; Steph. Byz. s.v. E., 274 Meineke), previously Oeniandus (Plin. HN 5,93), renamed E. after  Antiochus [6] IV Epiphanes. Road station (Geogr. Rav. 2,16,93; [2. 766]). In AD 260, E. was captured by Šapur I [1. 312f.]. After the restructuring of the province in AD 408, E. was seen as one of the cities of Cilicia II (Hierocles, 705,5). Its ruins (well preserved theatre and aqueduct) are c. 8 km we…

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Sayar, Mustafa H. (Cologne), Lehmann, Gustav Adolf (Göttingen), Lehmann, Gunnar (Jerusalem) and Leisten, Thomas (Princeton), “Epiphaneia”, 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 11 August 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e333030>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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