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  Galatia - Encyclopedia.com
Galatia [Gr.,=Gaul], ancient territory of central Asia Minor, in present Turkey (around modern Ankara).
Laura Tyner Foriest, and was reared in the Galatia Community of Northampton County, N.C...
Paul and the victims of his persecution: the opponents in Galatia.
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  Galatia - LoveToKnow 1911
Under Diocletian's reorganization Galatia was divided, about 295, into two parts and the name retained for the northern (now nearly identical with the Galatia of Deiotarus); and about 390 this province, amplified by the addition of a few towns in the west, was divided.
After suffering from Persian and Arabic raids, Galatia was conquered by the Seljuk Turks in the 11th century and passed to the Ottoman Turks in the middle of the t4th.
The question whether the "Churches of Galatia," to which St Paul addressed his Epistle, were situated in the northern or southern part of the province has been much discussed, and in England Prof.
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 Galatia information - Search.com
Galatia was bounded on the north by Bithynia and Paphlagonia, on the east by Pontus, on the south by Lycaonia and Cappadocia, and on the west by the remainder of Phrygia, the eastern part of which the Gauls had invaded.
Galatia was named for the immigrant Gauls from Thrace, who became its ruling caste in the 3rd century BCE.
On the death of the third king Amyntas in 25 BCE, however, Galatia was incorporated by Augustus in the Roman empire, though near his capital Ancyra (Ankara) Pylamenes, the king's heir, rebuilt a temple of the Phrygian goddess Men to venerate Augustus, as a sign of fidelity.
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  Galatia
Galatia was bounded on the north by Bithynia and Paphlagonia, on the east by Pontus, on the south by Lycaonia and Cappadocia, and on the west by the remainder of Phrygia, the eastern part of which the Gauls had invaded.
Galatia was named for the immigrant Gauls from Thrace, who became its ruling caste in the 3rd century BCE.
On the death of the third king Amyntas in 25 BCE, however, Galatia was incorporated by Augustus in the Roman empire, though near his capital Ancyra (Ankara) Pylamenes, the king's heir, rebuilt a temple of the Phrygian goddess Men to venerate Augustus, as a sign of fidelity.
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  Galatia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Galatia was bounded on the north by Bithynia and Paphlagonia, on the east by Pontus, on the south by Lycaonia and Cappadocia, and on the west by the remainder of Phrygia, the eastern part of which the Gauls had invaded.
In the settlement of 64 BCE Galatia became a client-state of the Roman empire, the old constitution disappeared, and three chiefs (wrongly styled “tetrarchs“) were appointed, one for each tribe.
On the death of the third king Amyntas in 25 BCE, however, Galatia was incorporated by Octavian Augustus in the Roman empire, though near his capital Ancyra (modern Ankara) Pylamenes, the king's heir, rebuilt a temple of the Phrygian goddess Men to venerate Augustus (the Monumentum Ancyranum), as a sign of fidelity.
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 Galatia Encyclopedia Article @ Omnipresent.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In the settlement of 64 BCE Galatia became a client-state of the empire, the old constitution disappeared, and three chiefs (wrongly styled “tetrarchs “) were appointed, one for each tribe.
On the death of the third king Amyntas in 25 BCE, however, Galatia was incorporated by Augustus in the Roman empire, though near his capital Ancyra (Ankara) Pylamenes, the king's heir, rebuilt a temple of the Phrygian goddess Men to venerate Augustus, as a sign of fidelity.
It was in a temple carving in Galatia that the major source for the Res Gestae of Augustus were preserved for modernity.
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 Wikinfo | Galatia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Galatia was bounded on the north by Bithynia and Paphlagonia, on the east by Pontus, on the south by Lycaonia and Cappadocia, and on the west by the remainder of Phrygia.
Galatia was named for the Gauls who became its ruling caste in the 3rd century BCE.
In the settlement of 64 B.C. Galatia became a client-state of the empire, the old constitution disappeared, and three chiefs (wrongly styled “tetrarchs “) were appointed, one for each tribe.
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 NT Gateway Weblog
This is significant given the fact that Acts does tell the story of the founding of the major centres of Paul's activity as reflected in his other epistles, Philippi in Acts 16, Thessalonica in Acts 17, Corinth in Acts 18 (and of course, Rome is the theme of the end of Acts).
Galatia contributed in ~49 when Judea was suffering from the famine and the Sabbatical year, and Achaia and Macedonia contributed in ~56.
Granted, that's nearly a century removed from Paul's crisis with Galatia, but I do find it fascinating that evidently Marcion's father was the bishop of Sinope and that Marcion was such an admirer of Paul and that Marcion would put the Galatian letter at the head of his Pauline corpus.
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 Galatia Presbyterian Church   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Galatia Presbyterian Church is located in the western section of Cumberland County in the Seventy-First Community.
According to the early records of the presbyterian church it was in 1825 that Galatia Presbyterian Church was organized.
In 1966, the Galatia Presbyterian Church was honored by the North Carolina State Grange as "The Rural Church of the Year".
www.cumberland.lib.nc.us /HistoricChurches/Galatia.htm   (204 words)

  
 Paul and the victims of his persecution: the opponents in Galatia Biblical Theology Bulletin - Find Articles
Shortly after he had organized churches in Galatia and left the region, Paul was confronted by the accusations of victims of his earlier persecution, who denounced him to his new converts.
"Galatia" is understood by this writer to refer to Anatolian Celtica, that is, the Celtic-populated region of Turkey, whose center is present day Ankara.
To put the present proposal as clearly as possible: Paul was confronted in the churches in Galatia by the credible accusations of victims of his earlier persecution of Christian Jews.
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 Galatia
The territory in modern central Turkey known as Galatia was an oddity in the eastern world.
The central part of Galatia belonged to a tribe known as the Tectosages, who established a capitol at Ancyra (which bears the name Ankara, Celtic for Anchor, today).
As fierce warriors they proved to be a constant source of trouble in the region, overrunning their former hosts in Bithynia and plundering all around them with little resistance.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Epistle to the Galatians
Lightfoot held that Galatia Proper was meant in the second.
Paul, the Roman citizen, invariably employs the names of the roman provincces, such as Achaia, Macedonia, Asia; and it is not probable that he departed from this practice in his use of "Galatia".
A decree of Augustus in favour of Jews was supposed to be framed for those at Ancyra, in Galatia.
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 NT Gateway Weblog
This is significant given the fact that Acts does tell the story of the founding of the major centres of Paul's activity as reflected in his other epistles, Philippi in Acts 16, Thessalonica in Acts 17, Corinth in Acts 18 (and of course, Rome is the theme of the end of Acts).
Galatia contributed in ~49 when Judea was suffering from the famine and the Sabbatical year, and Achaia and Macedonia contributed in ~56.
Granted, that's nearly a century removed from Paul's crisis with Galatia, but I do find it fascinating that evidently Marcion's father was the bishop of Sinope and that Marcion was such an admirer of Paul and that Marcion would put the Galatian letter at the head of his Pauline corpus.
ntgateway.com /weblog/2006/10/pauls-loss-of-galatia-ii.html   (2027 words)

  
 AVAILABLE LIGHT-THE GALATIA WE LIVE IN
Galatia was known for it's roads that connected Europe to Asia as well as the Mediterranean Sea that connected Galatia to the rest of the world via the ports.
The Romans conquered Galatia in 166 BC and was given limited freedom under the condition that the Gauls would conquer the other nomadic tribes around them.
Therefore, Galatia was a cultural "melting pot" of diverse cultures, languages, and beliefs.
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 Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 4: Clandestinity-Diocesan Chancery | Christian Classics Ethereal Library
In the other passages where it occurs in the New Testament, however, it denotes Galatia, and most probably it would be so understood here by Timothy, especially as the other regions mentioned are likewise to the east of Rome.
Constit., VII, 46) represents Crescens as a bishop of the Churches in Galatia.
His martyrdom in Galatia, under Trajan, commemorated on 27 June by the Roman Martyrology, lacks the confirmation of older Martyrologies.
www.ccel.org /ccel/herbermann/cathen04.html?term=crescens   (348 words)

  
 Messianic Grace Study: Galatians; Defending the Gospel
Galatia is the name that was given originally to the territory in north central Asia.
Galatia, then, under Roman rule, could mean Galatia proper, which the Gauls had founded, or it could be applied to the whole province which included the southern cities of Antioch, Iconium, Derbe, and Lystra.
Their theory supposes that "the churches of Galatia" were those of Antioch of Pisidia, Iconium, Derbe, and Lystra which Paul established on his first missionary journey.
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 Galatia
The Roman province of Galatia may be roughly described as the central region of the peninsula of Asia Minor, bounded on the north by Bithynia and Paphlagonia; on the east, by Pontus; on the south, by Cappadocia and Lycaonia; on the west, by Phrygia.
The people have always been described as "susceptible of quick impressions and sudden changes, with a fickleness equal to their courage and enthusiasm, and a constant liability to that disunion which is the fruit of excessive vanity.
The name “Galatia” is used to indicate the province, as it was at the moment, by Ptolemy, Pliny v.146, Tacitus Hist.
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 Galatia-Foreclosures Kansas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Ancient Galatia was an area in the highlands of central Anatolia.
evidence of Celtic involvement in Galatia, for it is the ancient historians...
Galatia = "land of the Galli, Gauls" the Roman province of Galatia my be roughly described as the central region of the peninsula of Asia Minor, bounded on...
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 Galatia Studios - Corfu   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Galatia Studios, are laid out among olive groves and gardens.
They are quietly located on a hillside with fine views of the sea or mountains, and still only 80 meters distant from the beach and 100 meters from the center of the village.
Galatia Studios are situated in a famous village Benitses, only 11 km south from Corfu Town.
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 Galatia, IL (Illinois) Houses, Apartments, Cars, Mortgage Status, and Residents Info   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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Median gross rent in Galatia, IL in 2000: $293
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 Galatia SIL Greek Unicode Fonts
Galatia SIL is the second release of a Biblical Greek font package from SIL International.
The typeface is almost identical to the original SIL Galatia font, but is now encoded according to Unicode 3.1.
The Galatia SIL fonts were developed before Word 2004 was released, so it was not possible to test them with Word 2004 prior to their release.
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 Ancient coinage of Galatia
In B.C. 64 Galatia was divided by Pompey among the principal tetrarchs of the country, notably two who struck coins, Deiotarus I, ruler of the Tolistobogii, and Brogitarus, ruler of the Trocmi.
Ancyra (Angora), capital of the Tectosages and, afterwards, of the Roman province of Galatia.
Magistrate—Presbeutes (legatus), in gen. with επι, governor of the Province of Galatia (cf.
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 Galatia (WebBible Encyclopedia) - ChristianAnswers.Net
Galatia has been called the "Gallia" of the East, Roman writers calling its inhabitants Galli.
They were at length brought under the power of Rome in B.C. 189, and Galatia became a Roman province B.C. This province of Galatia, within the limits of which these Celtic tribes were confined, was the central region of Asia Minor.
During his second missionary journey Paul, accompanied by Silas and Timothy (Acts 16:6), visited the "region of Galatia," where he was detained by sickness (Gal.
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