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Syca or Syce or Syke (Ancient Greek: Σύκη), also called Sycae or Sykai (Συκαί),[1] possibly also called Setos, was a town of ancient Cilicia and later of Isauria, between Arsinoë and Celenderis.[2][3] It became a bishopric; no longer the seat of a residential bishop, it remains a titular see of the Roman Catholic Church.[4]

Syce is located near Softa Kalesi in Asiatic Turkey.[5][2]


  1. ^ Stephanus of Byzantium. Ethnica. Vol. s.v. Συκαί.
  2. ^ a b Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 66, and directory notes accompanying.
  3. ^ Ravenna Geographer; Athenaeus. Deipnosophistae. Vol. 3.78.
  4. ^ Catholic Hierarchy
  5. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

Coordinates: 36°06′15″N 33°01′03″E / 36.104145°N 33.017479°E / 36.104145; 33.017479