Caesarea Mazaca


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Caesarea Mazaca

(sĕsərē`ə mă`zəkə), ancient city of Asia Minor, also called Caesarea of Cappadocia. As Mazaca it was the residence of the Cappadocian kings. The city was renamed (c.10 B.C.) Caesarea by Archelaus, king of Cappadocia. It continued down the ages as a trade center and is the modern KayseriKayseri
, city (1990 pop. 416,276), capital of Kayseri prov., central Turkey, at the foot of Mt. Erciyas. It is an important commercial center and has textile mills, sugar refineries, and cement factories. Carpets are made there.
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