: Vahga
: Turkey
: Cilicia, South-Central Turkey
: 37° 51’ N, 35° 57’ E
: Turkish, Armenian, Byzantine
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Vahga / Feke [Grk: Baka; Arm: Vahka] is an important Armenian baronial castle with the remains of an earlier Byzantine foundation and a nearby civilian settlement with a church.  This site guarded the highway between Sis and Cappadocia.

 

Ref: Fortifications, pp. 259-265; Settlements, pp. 203-204; Vahga, pp. 175-184; Burgen, pp. 217-223; Commonality, pp. 249-250; Châteaux, pp. 60-63.

 

(Site description written and references compiled by Robert W. Edwards)

: Feke, Baka, Vahka, Vahga, Վահկա, Βάκα


Site Album Images Description Author Year Cultures
Vh
1
Site Plan(s)
Robert W. Edwards
1974
Turkish, Armenian, Byzantine
13
Color Transparencies
Robert W. Edwards
1974
Byzantine
42
B&W Photographs
Robert W. Edwards
1981
Byzantine