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Small ancient city in Cappadocia or Lesser Armenia
Patara (Ancient Greek: Πάταρα) was a small ancient city in ancient Cappadocia or Lesser Armenia, (Tab. Peut.), later in Pontus. The city lay on the major trade road from Trapezus on the Black Sea to Satala, and thence to Lake Van.
- This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Smith, William, ed. (1854–1857). "Patara". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography. London: John Murray.