Tamassus
Tamassus
A titular see in Cyprus, suffragan of Salamis

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  • Tamassus — (Tamasus, Italian Tamaso ) is a Catholic titular see. The original diocese was in Cyprus, a suffragan of Salamis, with its see at Tamassos.The coins warrant the use of the spelling Tamassus. BishopsAccording to the legends of Saint Barnabas and… …   Wikipedia

  • TAMASSUS — Cypri insulae urbs, Ταμάτεος Stephano, ἡ Τάμασος Straboni, Ταμάςςος Ptolem. Ταμεσία Polybio, Ταμασία Constantino Porphyrogennetae in Them. Tamaseum etiam hanc urbem vocat Plinius, l. 5. c. 31. apud quem tamen codd. nonnulli antiqui Tamasus. Eam… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Tamassus (Cyprus) —     Tamassus     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Tamassus     Tamassus, a titular see in Cyprus, suffragan of Salamis, was situated in the great central plain of the island, south west of Soli, on the road from Soli to Tremithus. As there were copper… …   Catholic encyclopedia

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  • AMASSUS — vide Tamassus …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • CYPRUS — I. CYPRUS castellum naturâ tutum, ab Herode conditum et egregie communitum. Ioseph. l. 1. Bell. Iud. c. 16. et l. 2. Belli, c. 20. est in tribu Beniamin. II. CYPRUS filia Antonii et Cleopatrae, elocata Agrippae; ex quibus prognata Drusilla,… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

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