Catholic Encyclopedia (1913)/Amisus

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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.