Karbala (Cappadocia)

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Karbala was a town of ancient Cappadocia, inhabited in Byzantine times.[1] It is the birthplace of Gregory of Nazianzus.

Its site is located near Güzelyurt, Asiatic Turkey.[1][2]


  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. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

Coordinates: 38°16′48″N 34°19′57″E / 38.280002°N 34.3324285°E / 38.280002; 34.3324285