Hadrianopolis (Phrygia)

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Hadrianopolis or Hadrianoupolis (Ancient Greek: Ἁδριανούπολις) was a town in ancient Phrygia, built by the emperor Hadrian, between Philomelium and Tyriaeum.[1] It was a bishopric, whose bishop attended the Council of Chalcedon and the Second Council of Constantinople.[2]

Its site is located near Doğanhisar in Asiatic Turkey.[3][4]


  1. ^ Hierocles. Synecdemus. Vol. p. 672.
  2. ^ Concil. Chalced. p. 670; Concil. Const. ii. p. 241.
  3. ^ Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 62, and directory notes accompanying.
  4. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

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

Coordinates: 38°08′41″N 31°40′41″E / 38.1447222°N 31.6780556°E / 38.1447222; 31.6780556