Sebastopolis (Caria)

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Sebastopolis (Ancient Greek: Σεβαστόπολις),[1] also known as Saleia, was a town of ancient Caria, inhabited during Hellenistic, Roman, and Byzantine times.[2] It minted coins in antiquity.[3][4]

Its site is located near Kızılca in Asiatic Turkey.[2][5]


  1. ^ Hierocles. Synecdemus. Vol. p. 689.
  2. ^ a b Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 56, and directory notes accompanying.
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  4. ^ Ludwig Bürchner: Sebastopolis 2.(in German) In: Realencyclopädie der classischen Altertumswissenschaft (RE). Volume II A,1, Stuttgart 1921, col. 955.
  5. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

Coordinates: 37°29′09″N 29°08′15″E / 37.4857445°N 29.1376104°E / 37.4857445; 29.1376104