Bruzus

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Bruzus or Brouzos (Ancient Greek: Βρουζος) was a town of ancient Phrygia, in the Phrygian Pentapolis, inhabited during Roman and Byzantine times.[1] Druzon, which Ptolemy places among the cities of Phrygia Magna, should be Bruzon.

It was the seat of a bishop; no longer a residential bishopric, it remains a titular see of the Roman Catholic Church.[2]

Its site is located near Karasandıklı in Asiatic Turkey.[1][3]

References

  1. ^ a b Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 62, and directory notes accompanying.
  2. ^ Catholic Hierarchy
  3. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainSmith, William, ed. (1854–1857). "Bruzus". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography. London: John Murray.

Coordinates: 38°31′40″N 30°10′19″E / 38.527823°N 30.1719199°E / 38.527823; 30.1719199

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