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Delkos

Delkos (Ancient Greek: Δέλκως), or Delcus, was a town of ancient Thrace.[1] Under the name of Delcus it was a bishopric and later a titular see, now suppressed, of the Roman Catholic Church.[2] It later called Dercos, under which name it again was a bishopric and later a titular see of the Roman Catholic Church.[3] The Orthodox diocese remains extant (see Metropolis of Derkoi).

Its site is located near Derkoz in European Turkey.[1][4]

References

  1. ^ a b Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 52, and directory notes accompanying.
  2. ^ Catholic Hierarchy: Delcus
  3. ^ Catholic Hierarchy: Dercos
  4. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.