Catholic Encyclopedia (1913)/Archelais

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Catholic Encyclopedia (1913), Volume 1
Archelais

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A titular see of Palestine, twelve miles west of the Jordan. Its episcopal list is given in Gams (p. 453). Another town of the same name, in Cappadocia, was founded by Archelaus, the last of the Cappadocian kings.

LEQUIEN, Oriens Christ. (1740), III, 675-676; SMITH, Dict. of Greek and Roman Geogr., I, 193.