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Sangarus or Sangaros (Ancient Greek: Σάγγαρος) was a town of ancient Bithynia near the shore of the Propontis. In the 4th century, an early Christian sect, the Novatianists, held a synod here.[1] Yitzhak ha-Sangari may have been a native.

Its site is located near Engüre, Asiatic Turkey.[2][3]


  1. ^ Martin Wallraff (1997). "Geschichte des Novatianismus seit dem vierten Jahrhundert im Osten" (PDF). Zeitschrift für Antikes Christentum (in German). Walter de Gruyter. 1: 276 & n. 100. Retrieved June 7, 2019.
  2. ^ Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 52, and directory notes accompanying.
  3. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

Coordinates: 40°38′21″N 29°03′47″E / 40.639267°N 29.062942°E / 40.639267; 29.062942