Bathys Rhyax

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Bathys Rhyax, possibly also called Krya Pege, was a town of ancient Pontus on the road from Berissa to Sebasteia, inhabited during Byzantine times.[1] Anna Komnene mentions that the town had a shrine to the martyr Theodore.[2]

Its site is located 8 miles (13 km) southeast of Yıldızeli in Asiatic Turkey.[1][3]


  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. ^ Anna Komnene, The Alexiad, 8.3.
  3. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

Coordinates: 39°50′12″N 36°42′04″E / 39.836743°N 36.7011285°E / 39.836743; 36.7011285