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Sebaste (Greek: Σεβαστή) was a common placename in classical Antiquity. Sebaste was the Greek equivalent (feminine) of the Latin Augusta. Ancient towns by the name sought to honor Augustus or a later Roman emperor.

Places and jurisdictions[edit]

In Asian Turkey
  • Sivas, a city in Sivas Province
    • as Sebastea or Sebaste di Armenia, a former Metropolitan archbishopric, now a Latin Catholic titular see
  • Sebaste (Sivaslı), modern Selçikler, in Sivaslı district, Uşak Province
  • Elaiussa Sebaste near modern Ayas, in Mersin Province

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