(Ναζιανζός/Nazianzós, orig. Nadiandós). Settlement in Cappadocia, later in the province of Cappadocia II (Hierocles, Synekdemos 700,5), modern Bekârlar, 30 km east of Aksaray; from AD 325 it is recorded as a bishopric, in the 11th century a metropolitan seat and in the 14th cent. it is described as deserted. Gregorius  was bishop here in 382-3.
W. Ruge, s.v. Nazianzos, RE 16, 2099-2101.
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Strobel, Karl (Klagenfurt),
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 13 July 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e818420>
First published online: 2006
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