Hierocaesarea
Hierocaesarea
    Hierocæsarea
     Catholic_Encyclopedia Hierocæsarea
    A titular see of Lydia, suffragan of Sardis. This town is mentioned by Ptolemy (VI, ii, 16). Judging from its Coins it worshipped Artemis Persica. The site of Hierocæsarea must have been between the villages of Beyova and Sasova, seven or eight miles south-east of Thyatira, on the left bank of the Koum-Chai, a tributary of the Hermus, and in the vilayet of Smyrna. It is mentioned as an episcopal see in all the "Notitiæ Episcopatuum" until the twelfth or thirteenth century, but we know only three of its bishops: Cosinius, at Chalcedon, 451; Zacharias, at Nicæa, 782; Theodore, at constantinople, 879.
    RAMSAY, Asia Minor, 128; LEQUIEN, Or. Christ., I, 891; FOUCART in Bulletin de correspondance hellénique, XI (1887), 93 sqq.
    S. PÉTRIDÈS
    Transcribed by Douglas J. Potter Dedicated to the Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary

The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume VIII. — New York: Robert Appleton Company. . 1910.


Catholic encyclopedia.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Hierocaesarea — (ital.: Gerocesarea) ist ein Titularbistum der römisch katholischen Kirche. Es geht zurück auf ein früheres Bistum in der antiken Stadt Hierokaisareia in der kleinasiatischen Landschaft Lydien im Westen der heutigen Türkei. Das Bistum gehörte der …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • HIEROCAESAREA — Moconiae in Asia min. urbs. Ptol …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Lydia — This article is about the ancient kingdom in Anatolia. For other uses, see Lydia (disambiguation). Lydia (Λυδία) Ancient Region of Anatolia Byzantine shops at Sardis …   Wikipedia

  • Etienne Jerome Rouchouze — Etienne Jerome Rouchouze, SS.CC. of the Congregation of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary served as Vicar Apostolic and Titular Bishop of Nilopolis from 1833 to 1843 of the Vicariate Apostolic of Oriental Oceania, from which were derived the… …   Wikipedia

  • Comana — is the name of several places: three ancient episcopal cities in Asia Minor (presently Anatolia, Asian Turkey): Comana, Cappadocia, still a Roman Catholic titular see and Orthodox titular see Comana, Pontus Polemiacus, surnamed Hierocaesarea,… …   Wikipedia

  • Comana, Cappadocia — For homonyms, see Comana Comana was a city of Cappadocia (frequently called Comana Chryse [Eustathius, Commentary on Dionysius, 694) surnames it Chryse, Golden .] or Aurea, i.e. the golden , to distinguish it from Comana), the modern:… …   Wikipedia

  • Hierocæsarea — Hierocæsarea, also spelled Hierocaesarea, from the Greek for sacred and the Latin for Casear s , is a Roman Catholic titular bishopric in the former Roman province of Lydia, suffragan of Sardis. HistoryThis town is mentioned by Ptolemy (VI, ii,… …   Wikipedia

  • Anahita — This article is about the goddess. For the spider genus, see Ctenidae. Statue of Anahita in Maragha. Anahita is the Old Persian form of the name of an Iranian goddess and appears in complete and earlier form as Aredvi Sura Anahita (Arədvī Sūrā… …   Wikipedia

  • Franz Justus Rarkowski — (* 8. Juni 1873 in Allenstein; † 5. Februar 1950 in München) war ein deutscher katholischer Militärbischof. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben 2 Werke 3 Literatur …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Liste der Titularbistümer — Diese Liste der Titularbistümer der römisch katholischen Kirche listet in alphabetischer Reihenfolge alle erloschenen Bistümer und Erzbistümer (EB), denen dem Titel nach ein Titularbischof vorsteht. Inhaltsverzeichnis A B C D E F G H I J K L M N… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”