Aurokra

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Aurokra or Aurokla or Aurocla or Aulokra[1] was a town of ancient Phrygia, inhabited during Roman and Byzantine times.[2] It became a bishopric; no longer a residential bishopric, it remains, under the name Aurocla, a titular see of the Roman Catholic Church.[3]

Its site is located above Dort Köy near Doğancık in Asiatic Turkey.[2][4]

References

  1. ^ William Mitchell Ramsay (1897). The Cities and Bishoprics of Phrygia. pp. 480–482.
  2. ^ a b Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 62, and directory notes accompanying.
  3. ^ Catholic Hierarchy
  4. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

Coordinates: 38°31′55″N 31°11′56″E / 38.531995°N 31.19882°E / 38.531995; 31.19882

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