Paphlagonia
geographical name ancient country & Roman province N Asia Minor bordering on Black Sea • Paphlagonian adjective or noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Paphlagonia — was an ancient area on the Black Sea coast of north central Anatolia, situated between Bithynia to the west and Pontus to the east, and separated from Phrygia (later, Galatia) by a prolongation to the east of the Bithynian Olympus. According to… …   Wikipedia

  • PAPHLAGONIA — vulgo Roni Castaldo, Bolli aliis, regio Asiae minoris ad Pontum Euxinum, Galatiae pars Borealis Ptolemaeo inter Bithyniam ad Occidentem et Cappadociam ad Ortum Galatiâ ad Austrum cohaerente. Baudrando est, inter Pontum Euxinum ad boream et… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Paphlagonĭa — Paphlagonĭa, Landschaft Kleinasiens, grenzte in Norden an das Schwarze Meer, in Westen an Bithynien, durch den Parthenios getrennt, in Süden an Galatien, durch das Gebirg Orminion geschieden, in Osten an Pontos, von welchem es der Halys trennte;… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Paphlagonia — [paf΄lə gō′nē ə] ancient region of N Asia Minor, on the Black Sea …   English World dictionary

  • Paphlagonia — /paf leuh goh nee euh, gohn yeuh/, n. an ancient country and Roman province in N Asia Minor, on the S coast of the Black Sea. * * * Ancient district, northern Anatolia, on the Black Sea. A mountainous country, one of the oldest in Anatolia, it… …   Universalium

  • Paphlagonia —    Region of north Asia Minor (q.v.) situated between Bithynia and Pontos (qq.v.), consisting of the south shore of the Black Sea (q.v.) and inland territory. The chief cities included Amastris and its metropolis Gangra (qq.v.). It belonged to… …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

  • Paphlagonia — noun A historical region in the north of Asia Minor, on the shore of the Black Sea, between Bithynia and Pontus …   Wiktionary

  • Paphlagonia — Paph•la•go•ni•a [[t]ˌpæf ləˈgoʊ ni ə, ˈgoʊn yə[/t]] n. geg an ancient country and Roman province in N Asia Minor, on the S coast of the Black Sea …   From formal English to slang

  • Paphlagonia — /pæfləˈgoʊniə/ (say pafluh gohneeuh) noun the historical name of a region in northern Turkey, on the southern coast of the Black Sea; an ancient country and Roman province in Asia Minor …   Australian English dictionary

  • Paphlagonia — /paf leuh goh nee euh, gohn yeuh/, n. an ancient country and Roman province in N Asia Minor, on the S coast of the Black Sea …   Useful english dictionary

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