Pida (Pontus)

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Pida (Ancient Greek: Πίδα), or Pidae[1] or Pidis,[2] was a town of ancient Pontus, inhabited during Roman and Byzantine times.[3] It was in the later province of Pontus Galaticus, on the road leading from Amasia to Neocaesareia.[4][2]

Its site is located near Akça in Asiatic Turkey.[3][5]

References

  1. ^  Smith, William, ed. (1854–1857). "Pida". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography. London: John Murray.
  2. ^ a b Tabula Peutingeriana.
  3. ^ a b Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 87, and directory notes accompanying.
  4. ^ Ptolemy. The Geography. 5.6.9.
  5. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

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

Coordinates: 40°43′11″N 36°26′24″E / 40.719858°N 36.440124°E / 40.719858; 36.440124


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