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  OCA - The Lives of the Saints
Virginmartyr Agape of the 20,000 Martyrs of Nicomedia
Virginmartyr Domna of the 20,000 Martyrs of Nicomedia
Virginmartyr Theophila of the 20,000 Martyrs of Nicomedia
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Nicomedia was the favorite residence of Diocletian, who built there a palace, a hippodrome, a mint, and an arsenal.
Nicomedia suffered greatly during the fourth century from an invasion of the Goths and from an earthquake (24 Aug., 354), which overthrew all the public and private monuments; fire completed the catastrophe.
To-day Nicomedia is called Ismidt, the chief town of a sanjak directly dependent on Constantinople.
www.catholicity.com /encyclopedia/n/nicomedia.html   (561 words)

 Nicomedia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Nicomedia (modern İzmit, also known as Iznik) was founded by Nicomedes I of Bithynia at the head of the Gulf of Astacus (which opens on the Propontis) in 264 BC.
It was the metropolis of Bithynia under the Roman empire (see Nicaea), and Diocletian made it the chief city of the Eastern Roman empire.
Owing to its position at the convergence of the Asiatic roads to the new capital, Nicomedia retained its importance even after the foundation of Constantinople and its own capture by the Turks (1338).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Nicomedia   (153 words)

 Adrian of Nicomedia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Saint Adrian of Nicomedia, also called Saint Hadrian of Nicomedia, (in Latin: Sanctus Adrianus Nicomediae) was a Herculian Guard of the Roman Emperor Galerius Maximian.
After becoming a convert to Christianity, Adrian was martyred at Nicomedia on March 4, 303 or 304.
He was imprisoned, and the next day his limbs were struck off on an anvil, and he was then beheaded, dying in the arms of his wife, Saint Natalia of Nicomedia.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Adrian_of_Nicomedia   (328 words)

 Eusebius of Nicomedia
The bishop of Nicomedia and his friends put forward an Arian confession of faith, but it had only about seventeen supporters from among three hundred members of the council, and it was hooted by the majority.
Small in stature, and young in years, he was at the head of a singularly united body of nearly a hundred bishops, and his energy and vivacity, his courage and determination marked him out as the one foe the Eusebians had to dread.
This claim of independence is a first sign of the breach which began with the foundation of Constantinople as New Rome, and which ended in the complete separation of that city and all its dependencies from Catholic communion.
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 EUSEBIUS (OF NICOMEDIA) - LoveToKnow Article on EUSEBIUS (OF NICOMEDIA)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
He warmly espoused the cause of Arius in his quarrel with his bishop Alexander, and wrote a letter in his defence to Paulinus, bishop of Tyre, which is preserved in the Church History of Theodoret.
At the council of Nicaea Eusebius of Nicomedia earnestly opposed, along with his namesake of Caesarea, the insertion of the Homousian clause, but after being defeated in his object he also signed the creed in his own sense of o/ioios KO.T' ovoiav.
He retained the confidence of the emperor's sister Constantia, through whose influence he was promoted to the see of Nicomedia, and by her favor he was restored to his position, and speedily acquired an equal ascendancy over the emperor.
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 Nicomedia articles on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Eusebius of Nicomedia EUSEBIUS OF NICOMEDIA [Eusebius of Nicomedia], d.
Nicomedia NICOMEDIA [Nicomedia], ancient city, NW Asia Minor, near the Bosphorus, in present-day Turkey.
He was deposed and exiled by a faction led by Eusebius of Nicomedia during the Arian reaction.
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 Ikonenlandt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Martyrs Theodore, Mianus (Ammianus), Julian, Kion (Oceanus), and Centurionus of Nicomedia.
Repose of Anthony, Archbishop of Voronezh and Zadonsk (1846), and Metropolitan Philaret of Kiev (Theodosius in schmea) (1857).
Martyrs Bassus, Eusebius, Eutychius and Basilides at Nicomedia.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Adrian of Nicomedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Nicomedes I of Bithynia founded the city of Nicomedia (modern Ä°zmit), at the head of the Gulf of Astacus (which opens on the Propontis), in 264 BC The city has ever since been one of the chief towns in this part of Asia Minor.
A flsmith working iron with a hammer and anvil An anvil is a manufacturing tool, made of a hard and massive block of stone or metal used as a support for hammering or chiseling other objects (see forging).
He was imprisoned, and the next day his limbs were struck off on an anvil, and he was then beheaded, dying in his wife's, St. Natalia of Nicomedia[?]'s, arms.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Adrian-of-Nicomedia   (1254 words)

 NICOMEDIA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In de oudheid heette de stad Astacus of Olbia, en na een verwoesting werd het in 264 v.
herbouwd onder de naam Nicomedia, en werd het de hoofdstad van het oostelijke Romeinse Rijk.
Op 17 augustus 1999 vond er een hevige aardbeving plaats, waarbij bijna 10.000 mensen om het leven kwamen.
www.thumpershollow.com /encyclopedia/N/Nicomedia   (146 words)

 Eusebius of nicomedia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
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 Arrian of Nicomedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Lucius Flavius Arrianus -or Arrian, as he is usually called in the English language- was born in Nicomedia, one of the Greek towns in the Roman empire, between 85 and 90 CE.
Arrian must have caught the eye of the Roman governor of Greece, Caius Avidius Nigrinus, and was one of his advisors in a boundary dispute that is known from an inscription from Delphi.
Usually, the next step was the quaestorship, which was held at the age of twenty-five when one had a very powerful patron, and the aedileship, two years later.
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 Detail Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The concilium, the provincial assembly, convened at Nicomedia, and in 29
Nicomedia possessed numerous advantages that aided its claim to supremacy.
Nicomedia earned the jealousy of other cities in Bithynia, most notably its southern neighbor, Nicaea, which lobbied successfully to have the governors moved there from Nicomedia.
www.fofweb.com /Onfiles/Ancient/AncientDetail.asp?iPin=ROME1133   (363 words)

 Santi Martiri di Nicomedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Nicomedia era la residenza di Diocleziano, che, divenuto imperatore, oltre ad esaltare gli antichi culti romani, fu l'autore di una delle più grosse persecuzioni contro i cristiani.
In seguito, a questi quattro ‘ protectores’, venne dato un nome, confondendoli con altro gruppo non militare, martiri anche loro a Nicomedia; fu abbinato ai 1003 martiri anche un vescovo di nome Pietro, ma anch’esso fu frutto di una confusione di personaggi.
Purtroppo di questa schiera di autentici cristiani, primi martiri a Nicomedia, della persecuzione di Diocleziano, non si sanno i nomi, ma vengono ricordati e celebrati tutti insieme con il titolo di ‘Martiri di Nicomedia’.
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 Western Turkey Seismic History
Nicomedia (Izmit) was completely destroyed by an earthquake.
Nicomedia (Izmit) and the region up to Daciviza (Gebze) were ruined by an earthquake.
(Oct.26) Nicomedia (Izmit), Praenetos (Karamürsel) and Nicaea (Iznik) were damaged by an earthquake.
www.seismo-watch.com /EQS/AB/99/990817.Turkey.SeisHistory.html   (424 words)

 Ukraine - Nicomedia Gospel: UNESCO-CI
The Nicomedia Gospel is a document which represents the history of Greek scripture and book tradition from the very beginning of Christianity.
The Nicomedia Gospel achieved its world significance due to its miniatures and headpieces, executed with unsurpassed mastery.
The Nicomedia Gospel is the characteristic and unique world exemplar of the second subdivision of this group of manuscripts.
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 August   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Martyr Eusignios of Antioch; New-martyr Habakkuk of Thessalonika.
Martyrs Dometios of Persia and Sozon of Nicomedia; Hieromartyr Narcissos, patriarch of Jerusalem; Venerable Theodosios the New of the Peloponnesos, Nikanor the wonder-worker of Mt. Kalistratos, and David; Venerable Dometios of Philotheou monastery on Athos; uncovering of the relics of Metrophanes, first bishop of Voronezh.
Martyrs Adrian and Natalia of Nicomedia; Venerable Joasaph; Venerable Adrian of Ondrutsov.
www.antiochian.org /1102803354   (622 words)

 OCA - Feasts and Saints: Life of Saint
In Nicomedia alone, on the day of the Nativity of Christ, as many as twenty thousand Christians were burned inside a church.
Then the holy Virgin Martyr Domna, a former pagan priestess, perished at the hands of the pagans, and also St Euthymius, because of their concern that the bodies of the holy martyrs should be buried.
Bishop Anthimus, who headed the Church of Nicomedia, hid himself in a village not far from Nicomedia at the request of his flock.
ocafs.oca.org /FeastSaintsLife.asp?FSID=102467   (487 words)

 Eusebius of Nicomedia - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Eusebius of Nicomedia (died about 342), Christian theologian, bishop, and patriarch of Constantinople (339-342), who advocated Arianism, a doctrine...
Despite its condemnation, the teaching of Arius did not die.
İzmit (formerly Nicomedia), city in north-west Turkey, capital of Kocaeli Province, at the head of the Gulf of İzmit.
uk.encarta.msn.com /Eusebius_of_Nicomedia.html   (109 words)

 :: www.savhammar.net :: Nicomedia data   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Nicomedia på tur från Luleå till Hamburg sänktes 11 oktober 1915 av den engelska ubåten E 19 under befäl av Francis Cromie.
Kaptenens invändningar om att Nicomedia befann sig på svenskt vatten avfärdades med att "krig är krig".
De tre livbåtar med besättning som lämnade Nicomedia avböjde ubåtens erbjudande om bogsering till fastlandet i mörkret, och drev iland följande dag på Blekingekusten och på Öland.
www.savhammar.net /vrak/nicomedia.php   (187 words)

 JewishEncyclopedia.com - AARON BEN ELIJAH, THE YOUNGER, of Nicomedia:   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
To distinguish him from Aaron ben Joseph, the elder Karaite theologian of Constantinople, he was called Aaron the Younger, or the Later.
Aaron ben Elijah lived for a long time in Nicomedia, Asia Minor (hence his agnomen, "Nicomedi"), but spent the closing years of his life in Constantinople, at that time the center of Karaite learning.
The Karaites claim for him a rank equal to that of Maimonides in rabbinical Judaism.
www.jewishencyclopedia.com /view.jsp?artid=33&letter=A   (1327 words)

 Body   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Adrian was an imperial officer of the Roman Empire at Nicomedia.
The told is that she was imprisoned in a tower with two windows, to prevent her marriage or - in another version, because she was a Christian - She had workers add an extra window to the tower, making a total of three, a reference to the Trinity.
When the emperor Diocletian began persecutions, he was at Nicomedia by chance, he was imprisoned there for nine years to renounce the Lord, upon his refusal, he was killed there and buried at Drepanum a town near Nicomedia.
www.turkishpeople.com /saints/body2.htm   (10169 words)

 OCA - Lives of all saints commemorated on this day
St Anthimus, who was Bishop of Nicomedia, took refuge in a neighboring village during the persecution, and encouraged his flock through letters.
The holy Virgin Martyr Domna, a former pagan priestess, perished at the hands of the pagans, and also St Euthymius, because of their concern that the bodies of the holy martyrs should be buried.
The Martyr Basilissa of Nicomedia suffered for her faith in Christ under the emperor Diocletian.
www.oca.org /FSlivesAllSaintsPrint.asp?SID=4&M=9&D=3   (3520 words)

 The Ecole Initiative: A Chronology of the Arian Controversy
Arius then writes his Letter to Eusebius of Nicomedia in which he complains of being unjustly persecuted.
Arius then travels to Nicomedia at the invitation of Eusebius, after which Eusebius advances a letter writing campaign to the bishops of Asia Minor in support of Arius.
Sometime during the same year, Alexander writes his Catholic Epistle in which he informs his fellow bishops that Eusebius of Nicomedia is also spreading the Arian heresy.
www2.evansville.edu /ecoleweb/arians/arianchr.htm   (1922 words)

 Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2004.12.20
Second, if Menodotus of Nicomedia is not the source for the information about Ptolemy of Cyrene, then there is a surprising difficulty concerning our understanding of the revival of Pyrrhonism.
After reading this book, our knowledge of Menodotus of Nicomedia may appear less extensive than before: we can no longer confidently believe he was the innovator many thought he was, and we see that what is purely "Menodotan" may not be much.
However, we have a better understanding of the development of Empiricism, and, although at times we may want to take issue with P., we get a clearer idea of what is needed to defend a more traditional view of the history of Empiricism, or at least to nuance some of P.'s conclusions.
ccat.sas.upenn.edu /bmcr/2004/2004-12-20.html   (4286 words)

 Kim Meineche Underwaterphotography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Behind the sinking of the S/S Nicomedia is a fantastic story and a brilliant example of socalled "Gentlemens war".
Today the wreck is found very intact and a huge number of winches is among the most recognizable subjects and at the bow you really feel a kind of "Titanic-atmosphere".
Divers at decompression after diving the S/S Nicomedia.
photosub.dk /stock_nico.htm   (199 words)

 December   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Virgin-martyr Juliana of Nicomedia; Martyr Themistokles of Myra in Lycia; Peter, metropolitan of Moscow and all Russia.
The fourteen thousand infants slain by Herod in Bethlehem; George, bishop of Nicomedia; Venerable Markellos of the monastery of the "Unsleeping Ones"; commemoration of all Orthodox Christians who died from hunger, thirst, the sword and freezing.
Virgin-martyr Anysia of Thessalonika; Martyr Philetairos of Nicomedia; Venerable Leon; Venerable-martyr Gideon of Karakallou monastery on Athos; Makarios, Metropolitan of Moscow.
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 NPNF (V2-01) (iii.xiii.vi)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
But this man, first in that place, after distinguishing himself in such a manner suffered those things which were likely to follow such daring, and kept his spirit cheerful and undisturbed till death.
Nicomedia, the capital city of Bithynia, became Diocletian’s chief place of residence, and was made by him the Eastern capital of the empire.
The great church of Nicomedia was destroyed on Feb. 23, 303, and the First Edict was published on the following day (see above, chap.
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 Ancient History Sourcebook: Pliny the Younger: Letters, X.25 ff: The Correspondence of a Provincial Governor and the ...
The fire was allowed to spread farther than it need, first owing to the violent wind; second, to the laziness of the citizens, it being generally agreed they stood idly by without moving, and simply watched the conflagration.
You have formed the idea of a possible fire company at Nicomedia on the model of various others already existing; but remember that the province of Bithynia, and especially city-states like Nicomedia, are the prey of factions.
Sire, the people of Nicomedia spent 3,229,000 sesterces [Arkenberg: about $1,857,000 in 1998 dollars] upon an aqueduct, which was left in an unfinished state, and I may say in ruin, and they also levied taxes to the extent of 2,000,000 sesterces [Arkenberg: about $1,543,000 in 1998 dollars] for a second one.
www.fordham.edu /halsall/ancient/pliny-trajan1.html   (1895 words)

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