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Nakida
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[German version]

(Hittite Naḫita). Important pre- and early historical settlement and Byzantine fortified city [1], modern Niğde. After the destruction of Tyana in AD 833 it took on the function of capital of southern Cappadocia.

Bibliography

F. Prayon, Kleinasien vom 12.-6. Jahrhundert v.Chr. (TAVO Beiheft B 82), s.v. N.

Hild/Restle, 243f. 

B. Radt, Anatolien, vol. 1, 1993, 140-143.

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Strobel, Karl (Klagenfurt), “Nakida”, 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 17 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e816500>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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