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Sykai or Sycae, later known as Justinianae or Ioustinianai and Justinianopolis or Ioustinianoupolis, was a town of ancient Thrace, a suburb of Byzantium/Constantinople, inhabited during Roman and Byzantine times.[1][2]

Its site is located near Galata in European Turkey.[1][3]


  1. ^ a b Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 53, and directory notes accompanying.
  2. ^ "Galata (Pera)". The Byzantine Legacy. Retrieved 2022-04-12.
  3. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.

Coordinates: 41°01′23″N 28°58′23″E / 41.023019°N 28.972982°E / 41.023019; 28.972982