Otrus

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Otrus, or Otrous, was a town of ancient Phrygia located in the Phrygian Pentapolis, inhabited during Roman and Byzantine times.[1]

It was the seat of a bishop, a notable bishop was Zoticus of Otrous. No longer a residential bishopric, it remains a titular see of the Roman Catholic Church.[2]

Its site is located near Yanık Ören in Asiatic Turkey.[1][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 62, and directory notes accompanying.
  2. ^ "Otrus (Titular See)". Catholic Hierarchy.
  3. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

Coordinates: 38°27′05″N 29°57′32″E / 38.451497°N 29.958841°E / 38.451497; 29.958841