Carus Vicus

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Carus Vicus was a town of ancient Bithynia. It was on the main road from Claudiopolis through Cratia (Flaviopolis) and Carus Vicus to Ancyra in Galatia. It was 30 M.P. from Cratia.[1]

Its site is located near Çukurören, Asiatic Turkey.[2][3]


  1. ^ Antonine Itinerary
  2. ^ Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 86, and directory notes accompanying.
  3. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainSmith, William, ed. (1854–1857). "Carus Vicus". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography. London: John Murray.

Coordinates: 40°28′57″N 32°12′15″E / 40.482434°N 32.204175°E / 40.482434; 32.204175