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Dometiopolis was a city in the Roman province of Isauria in Asia Minor. Its ruins are found in the village of Katranlı, formerly Dindebul.[1]


The city, whose previous name is unknown, was named Dometiopolis (Greek: Δομετιούπολις) after Lucius Domitius Ahenobarbus (consul 16 BC). According to Constantine Porphyrogenitus it was one of the ten cities of the Isaurian Decapolis.[2][3]

Episcopal see[edit]

Dometiopolis became an episcopal see and is now a titular see of the Catholic Church.[4]

The see figures in Gustav Parthey's Notitiæ episcopatuum, I and III, and in Heinrich Gelzer's Nova Tactica, 1618, as a suffragan of Seleucia. Lequien (Oriens Christianus II, 1023) mentions five bishops, from 451 to 879.

The spelling "Domitiopolis" has sometimes been used for the titular see, as in the 1909 Catholic Encyclopedia.[3]