Hierapolis (Phrygian Pentapolis)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Hierapolis /ˌhaɪəˈræpəlɪs/ (Ancient Greek: Ιεράπολις Ierapolis) was a town of the Phrygian Pentapolis in ancient Phrygia, inhabited during Roman and Byzantine times.[1]

Its site is located near Koçhisar in Asiatic Turkey.[2][3]


  1. ^ Hierocles. Synecdemus. Vol. p. 676.
  2. ^ Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 62, and directory notes accompanying.
  3. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

Coordinates: 38°27′42″N 30°11′52″E / 38.461767°N 30.197699°E / 38.461767; 30.197699