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AMASTRIS

AMASTRIS :Amastrij. Bishopric of Asia Minor on the Euxine Black Sea. Civil metropolis of Ora Pontica, its bishop Palmas presided, perhaps as such, over a synod of bishops of Pontus ca. 190. Birthplace of the martyr St. Hyacinth 4th c.. In the conciliar period