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A titular see of Pontus in Asia Minor. It was a rich commercial centre under the kings of Pontus, a royal residence and fortress of Mithridates, and included in its territory the dwelling place of the fabled Amazons.
LEQUIEN, Oriens Christianus (1740), I, 533-536; SMITH, Dict. of Greek and Roman Geogr., I, 122.
APA citation. Amisus. (1907). In The Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/01430b.htm
MLA citation. "Amisus." The Catholic Encyclopedia. Vol. 1. New York: Robert Appleton Company, 1907. <http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/01430b.htm>.
Transcription. This article was transcribed for New Advent by Wm Stuart French, Jr. Dedicated to Brenda Eileen Metcalfe French.
Ecclesiastical approbation. Nihil Obstat. March 1, 1907. Remy Lafort, S.T.D., Censor. Imprimatur. +John Cardinal Farley, Archbishop of New York.
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