Bishopric of Orcistus (Byzantium)
Author(s) : IBR , Giftopoulou Sofia (4/3/2002)Translation : Nakas Ioannis
For citation: IBR , Giftopoulou Sofia, "Bishopric of Orcistus (Byzantium)",Encyclopaedia of the Hellenic World, Asia MinorURL: <http://www.ehw.gr/l.aspx?id=8855>
Orcistus was a bishopric of the province of Galatia II (Salutaris) until the 12th century. From the 9th until the 12th century the bishopric of Orcistus was under the jurisdiction of the metropolis of Pissinous and occupied the 7th or 6th position among seven bishopric sees.
Metropolis of Pissinous
north-central Asia Minor, mod. northwest Turkey
Bishopric of Orkosetos
1. Bishopric of Orcistus
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