Pteria (Ancient Greek: Πτερία) was the capital of the Assyrians in northern Cappadocia. They were said by Herodotus to have been taken and ruined by Croesus in 547 BCE. It also was the place of an undecided battle between Cyrus the Great and Croesus.
- The Histories of Herodotus By Herodotus, Henry Cary
- 2002 Times Online report on possible site find
- "Pteria" . Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). 1911.
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