Pteria (Paphlagonia)

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Pteria (Ancient Greek: Πτερία) was a town of ancient Paphlagonia, inhabited from Classical through Byzantine times.[1][2]

Its site is tentatively located near Eğrikale, Asiatic Turkey.[1][3]


  1. ^ a b Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 87, and directory notes accompanying.
  2. ^ Stephanus of Byzantium. Ethnica. Vol. s.v. Πτέριον.
  3. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

Coordinates: 41°19′18″N 35°06′32″E / 41.321531°N 35.108768°E / 41.321531; 35.108768