Amisus
Amisus
A titular see of Pontus in Asia Minor

Catholic Encyclopedia. . 2006.

Amisus
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    A titular see of Pontus in Asia Minor. It was a rich commercial centre under the kings of Pontus, a royal residence and fortress of Mithridates, and included in its territory the dwelling place of the fabled Amazons.
    LEQUIEN, Oriens Christianus (1740), I, 533-536; SMITH, Dict. of Greek and Roman Geogr., I, 122.
    Transcribed by Wm Stuart French, Jr. Dedicated to Brenda Eileen Metcalfe French

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


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