Carissa (Galatia)

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Carissa, also called Garsi, was a town of the Trocmi in ancient Galatia, Anatolia, located between Etonea and Amasya.[1][2] It was inhabited during Roman and Byzantine times.[3]

Its site is located near Elvan Çelebi, Asiatic Turkey.[3][4]


  1. ^ Hazlitt's Classical Gazetteer Archived June 5, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ Ptolemy. The Geography. Vol. 5.4.7.
  3. ^ a b Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 87, and directory notes accompanying.
  4. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

Coordinates: 40°31′40″N 35°08′26″E / 40.527786°N 35.140618°E / 40.527786; 35.140618