Author(s) : Sofou Athanasia (5/9/2001)Translation : Kalogeropoulou Georgia , Karioris Panagiotis
For citation: Sofou Athanasia, "Caesarea (Antiquity)",Encyclopaedia of the Hellenic World, Asia MinorURL: <http://www.ehw.gr/l.aspx?id=8543>
Ancient town of Cappadocia cited for the first time in the Hellenistic period. It had been the capital of the Hellenistic kingdom and later of the Roman Province of Cappadocia and the seat of an important imperial mint. During the Late Antiquity it was re-established at the site of the Byzantine Caesarea.
Mazaca, Mazacos, Mazacum, Mazax, Eusebeia on Argaeon, Eski Sehir, Eski Kayseri, Zorzot
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