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Cyzistra or Kyzistra (Ancient Greek: Κύζιστρα) was a town of ancient Cappadocia, inhabited during Roman and Byzantine times.[1] It was mentioned by Ptolemy.[2]

Its site is located near Zengibar Kalesi, Asiatic Turkey.[1][3]


  1. ^ a b Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 63, and directory notes accompanying.
  2. ^ Ptolemy. The Geography. Vol. 5.7.
  3. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

Coordinates: 38°21′03″N 34°57′26″E / 38.3508285°N 34.9572705°E / 38.3508285; 34.9572705