Hieria

Hieria was
*the name of an Eastern Orthodox saint Hieria of Mesopotamia (320)
*a palace opposite Constantinople, on the Asian side of the Bosphorus between Chrysopolis and Chalcedon, the location of the Council of Hieria (754)


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