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Arasaxa, also known as Arathia and Arassaxa, was a town of ancient Cappadocia, inhabited during Roman and Byzantine times.[1] It may be this Arathia which was a bishopric in antiquity (see Arathia).

Its site is located near Akmescit, Asiatic Turkey.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 64, and directory notes accompanying.
  2. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

Coordinates: 38°37′06″N 35°52′33″E / 38.6183522°N 35.8757016°E / 38.6183522; 35.8757016