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  Antioch College
Trustees approved a resolution requesting the Antioch College Alumni Association create the necessary process, plans and resources for the development of a four-year, residential, independent liberal...
Yellow Springs, OH - Continuing a long tradition, Antioch College is organizing a Work Project for Reunion 2008.
Antioch University remains fully accredited by the regional accreditation body and is fully approved to operate in the states in which its campuses are located.
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  Antioch - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Founded near the end of the 4th century BC by Seleucus I Nicator, one of Alexander the Great's generals, Antioch was destined to rival Alexandria as the chief city of the nearer East and to be the cradle of gentile Christianity.
Antioch became the capital and court-city of the western Seleucid empire under Antiochus I, its counterpart in the east being Seleucia on the Tigris; but its paramount importance dates from the battle of Ancyra (240 BC), which shifted the Seleucid centre of gravity from Asia Minor, and led indirectly to the rise of Pergamum.
Antioch gave its name to a certain school of Christian thought, distinguished by literal interpretation of the Scriptures and insistence on the human limitations of Jesus.
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 Patriarch of Antioch - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In consideration of this and its ancient origins, the Patriarchs of Antioch were considered the most senior of the various Patriarchs of Christendom, which included those of the Patriarch of Jerusalem, the Patriarch of Constantinople, the Patriarch of Alexandria, and the Patriarch of Rome.
Lastly, the ecclesiastical schisms between Rome and Constantinople and between Constantinople and Alexandria and Antioch left the Patriach's authority isolated, fractured and debased, a situation which further increased when the Franks took the city in 1099 and installed a Latin Patriarch of Antioch.
This multiplicity of Patriarchs of Antioch as well as their lack of location in Antioch, reflects the troubled history of Christianity in the region, which has been marked by persecution and internicene struggles since the Islamic conquest.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Patriarch_of_Antioch   (896 words)

  
 Antioch, IL
The village of Antioch is located in Antioch Township in the northwest corner of Lake County, Illinois, a region known as the Chain of Lakes.
The name Antioch (a reference to a city in early Christian history) was chosen as the result of an exchange between zealous Disciples and their ridiculing neighbors, who initiated the idea of a biblical name.
The village population as of the 2000 census was 8,788, with 21,879 in Antioch Township.
www.encyclopedia.chicagohistory.org /pages/54.html   (463 words)

  
 Archaeology
The ruins of Antioch are buried beneath the modern Turkish city of Antakya.
Antioch was founded in 300 BC by the Seleukos, son of Antiochus, following the death of Alexander the Great, as it lay precisely between his holdings in Asia Minor and the east.
We [citizens of Antioch] too have done honor to foreigners in the greatest of things, and have profited from foreigners, so that even now their families hold positions among the first.
persweb.wabash.edu /facstaff/royaltyr/AncientCities/web/Antioch/Jeremy/Archmain.htm   (1364 words)

  
 Worcester Art Museum - Antioch: The Lost Ancient City - City of Antioch
Antioch's benign climate made it a favorite vacation spot and summer refuge from the extremes of heat and dampness known in other parts of the Mediterranean region.
Antioch enjoyed public street lighting, which was unusual during that period, and the city bustled well until midnight.
As the Seleucid dynasty declined, Rome eventually occupied Antioch in 64 B.C. and the city became the capital of the new Roman province of Syria.
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 ORB: The Online Reference Book for Medieval Studies
Byzantine influence over Antioch was patently evidenced when, in 1165, Bohemond married a niece of the emperor and installed a Greek patriarch in the city, who remained in his position until he died in an earthquake five years later.
The emperor was buried at Antioch and the Germans became an insignificant contingent during the crusade.
In 1254 the quarrel between Antioch and Lesser Armenia was at length put to rest with the marriage of Bohemond VI and Sibylla, daughter of Hethoum I of Lesser Armenia.
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 Daily Bible Study - Antioch Of Syria
Antioch was at one time the third-largest city in the Roman Empire, after Alexandria in Egypt, and Rome itself.
Antioch is believed to have been founded by Seleucus Nicator around 300 B.C. It was a busy maritime city from early on, about 20 miles from the Mediterranean Sea up the Orontes River.
It was at Antioch that Paul (a man with a rather intense personality), publicly disagreed with Peter (a man with an equally intense personality) regarding the acceptance of Gentiles (Galatians 2:11,14).
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 Antioch - Crystalinks
In the narrow valley between the Amanus and Cassius ranges, stood at one time the city of Antioch, which flourished from the 18th to the beginning of the 12th century BCE, when it was suddenly destroyed.
The Amanus mountains are crossed by roads to Antioch and Aleppo, the chief pass being Baylan, the celebrated Syrian Gates.
Antioch on the Orontes, also called Syrian Antioch, was situated on the eastern side of the Orontes River, in the far southeastern corner of Asia Minor.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Church of Antioch
The seed of Christ's teaching was carried to Antioch by some disciples from Cyprus and Cyrene, who fled from Jerusalem during the persecution that followed upon the martyrdom of St. Stephen (Acts 11:19-20).
According to the second canon of the Council of Constantinople (381) the jurisdiction of the Bishop of Antioch comprised, and was restricted to the civil diocese of the Orient which included all the eastern-most provinces of the Roman Empire.
In that of 344 the Arian bishop, Stephen of Antioch, was deposed for misconduct.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/01567a.htm   (3576 words)

  
 Ignatius of Antioch - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Martyrium presents the confrontation of the bishop Ignatius with Trajan at Antioch, a familiar trope of Acta of the martyrs, and many details of the long, partly overland voyage to Rome.
After Ignatius' martyrdom in the Flavian Amphitheatre, his remains were honorably carried back to Antioch by his companions, and were first interred outside the city gates, then removed by the Emperor Theodosius II to the Tychaeum, or Temple of Tyche which was converted into a Christian church dedicated to Ignatius.
Ignatius of Antioch is credited by some Catholic apologists for being one of the first Church Fathers to extol the value of the Eucharist and its Real Presence.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ignatius_of_Antioch   (936 words)

  
 Wikinfo | Antioch
As Christianity spread, Antioch became the seat of one of the four original patriarchates, along with Jerusalem, Alexandria, and Rome.
The city remained in Crusader hands for the better part of the 12th and 13th centuries, until it was finally captured by the Mamluk Sultan Baibars in 1268.
Antioch is also a famous university (formerly a college) in Yellow Springs, Ohio; the second institution to provide coeducation at the college level in the United States.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Antioch   (470 words)

  
 Antioch, of Pisidia - International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
That there were Jews in Antioch is proved by Acts 13:14,50, and by an inscription of Apollonia, a neighboring city, mentioning a Jewess Deborah, whose ancestors had held office in Antioch (if Ramsay's interpretation of the inscription, The Cities of Paul, 256, is correct).
Strabo defines Antioch as a city of Phrygia toward Pisidia, and the same description is implied in Acts 16:6, and 18:23.
Antioch was identified by Arundel, Discoveries in Asia Minor, I, 281, with the ruins north of Yalovadj.
www.studylight.org /enc/isb/view.cgi?number=T565   (1114 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: St. Ignatius of Antioch
The relics of the holy martyr were borne back to Antioch by the deacon Philo of Cilicia, and Rheus Agathopus, a Syrian, and were interred outside the gates not far from the beautiful suburb of Daphne.
They were afterwards removed by the Emperor Theodosius II to the Tychaeum, or Temple of Fortune which was then converted into a Christian church under the patronage of the martyr whose relics it sheltered.
Receiving from the Apostles themselves, whose auditor he was, not only the substance of revelation, but also their own inspired interpretation of it; dwelling, as it were, at the very fountain-head of Gospel truth, his testimony must necessarily carry with it the greatest weight and demand the most serious consideration.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/07644a.htm   (3481 words)

  
 Jews & Christians in Antioch - Scholars' Corner - Institute for Christian and Jewish Studies - ICJS
The artifacts of ancient Antioch are the latest news from the past, a powerful message about a pluralistic society where Jews and Christians struggled with issues of their identity over against one another and over against pagan culture.
Thecla was, according to tradition, a convert and companion of Paul who followed him to Antioch, where she converted many while "warding off lustful suitors, brutal soldiers, lions, bears, seals, raging bulls, and hostile officials." She baptized herself, cut her hair, dressed as man, and served as a missionary in the Eastern Empire.
John Chrysostom (the Golden Tongued) was active in Antioch from 379-395 C.E. He estimated that one out of three Antiochenes were Christians and oversaw a variety of ministries to the poor and hungry.
www.icjs.org /scholars/antioch2.html   (2153 words)

  
 Antioch
The taking of Antioch is a story of siege, starvation, visions, faith and horrible bloodshed.
Kerbogha, the Atabeg of Mosul, and a soldier of great reputation, had gathered troops and marched on Antioch upon learning of the Crusader siege of the city, and was encamped outside the city walls by June 7th, four days after the Crusaders captured the city.
Roger of Salerno, son of Richard the Principate, was Tancreds successor in Antioch, and continued the friendship with Tripoli.
www.medievalcrusades.com /antioch.htm   (1064 words)

  
 Antioch University New England - Graduate Degrees in Management, Environmental Studies, Psychology, and Education
Antioch University New England - Graduate Degrees in Management, Environmental Studies, Psychology, and Education
Not Affected by Decisions Regarding Antioch College in Ohio
ANE faculty and students report on traveling to Tobasco to help with flood relief
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 pastor
Antioch Baptist Church is located in Fairfax Station, which is located in beautiful Fairfax County, VA. The Church main facility is located just seven miles south of George Mason University.
Antioch is a strong Bible teaching and believing Church with over 60 active ministries.
Antioch offers many opportunities for her members to grow spiritually.  We introduced the Antioch Bible Institute in January 1999.
www.antioch-church.org /pastor.htm   (230 words)

  
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According to the rules of primogeniture, Leo's great-nephew Raymond Roupen was the rightful heir of Antioch, and Leo's position was supported by the higher nobility and the pope.
On the other hand, the city commune of Antioch supported the claim of Count Bohemond of Tripoli on the grounds that he was the nearest relative of the last ruling prince, a principle which was becoming more and more important in the crusader states.
In 1207 Bohemond installed a Greek patriarch in Antioch, forfeiting the support of the Latin clergy there, but Bohemond was able to rely on help from Aleppo which, under al-Zahir, drove Leo out of Antioch on several occasions.
crusades.boisestate.edu /antioch/07.shtml   (311 words)

  
 about us
Antioch Baptist Church was founded on January 8, 1989.
Antioch's founding Pastor, John Q. Gibbs, led a group of four others to pray for one year prior to planting this Church in Fairfax County.
Antioch is a Bible teaching and preaching ministry.
www.antioch-church.org /aboutus.htm   (348 words)

  
 Hatay - All About Turkey
In 42 B.C. Antioch was one of the largest cities in the world after Rome, Alexandria and Ephesus.
Antakya, the biblical Antioch, is situated on the Asi River (Orontes) in a fertile surrounding.
The Iron Gate of Antioch is to the south of the grotto among the ruins of the city.
www.allaboutturkey.com /hatay.htm   (1179 words)

  
 Handbook of Texas Online:
Antioch is on Farm Road 64 six miles west of Cooper in western Delta County.
In 1889 the Antioch Baptist Church held membership in the Delta County Baptist Association.
Antioch reported a population of twenty-five in 1970 and appeared on maps for 1984.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/view/AA/hna36.html   (272 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Antioch
However, the vivid description of Antioch's immorality, largely the result of the greater mingling of races and civilizations, may be exaggerated; as said in another connexion [cf.
Unknown disciples, dispersed by the persecution in which Stephen was put to death, brought Christianity to Antioch (Acts 11:19).
In Antioch the new Faith was preached to, and accepted by the Greeks with such success that Christianity received here its name, perhaps originally intended as a nickname by the witty Antiochenes (Acts 11:26).
www.newadvent.org /cathen/01570a.htm   (709 words)

  
 Antioch
Antioch is a utility which allows you to type classical Greek, Hebrew and Coptic in Word.
It is essential to install Antioch while logged on to the identity in which it will be used, and that this identity should have full administrator's privileges assigned to it.
Antioch is distributed in a fully working trial version, including a help file and manual.
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