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  Antioch, Pisidia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Antioch was a capital city for many different cultures because of the economic, military and religious activities of the region.
The fiercest of all against Antioch was conducted by Abbas, the Caliph's son, in 718 during the reign of Caliph Velid.
In Antioch the water, which comes from an altitude of 1465 m in the mountains, is conveyed the 11km to the city sometimes in channels, sometimes in tunnels and sometimes on arches of one or two stories, according to the terrain, in stone and earthenware tubes to the nympheum which is at 1178 m.
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 Pisidia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Pisidian language is poorly known, but is assumed to be a member of the Anatolian branch of Indo-European languages.
Pisidians are known to be among the nations which helped the Persians in their war against Greece.
The area was devastated by earthquake in 518, a plague around 541-543, and another earthquake and Arab raids in the middle of the 7th century.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pisidia   (1020 words)

 Antioch - Crystalinks
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.
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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 Antioch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Here the Orontes breaks through the mountains; and Antioch was placed at a bend of the river, 16 1/2 miles from the Mediterranean, partly on an island, partly on the levee which forms the left bank, and partly on the steep and craggy ascent of Mount Silpius, which, rose abruptly on the south.
Ramsay must be right in connecting Strabo's statement that Antioch was colonized by Greeks from Magnesia on the Meander with the foundation by Seleucus; for it is extremely unlikely that Greeks could have built and held a city in such a dangerous position so far inland before the conquest of Alexander.
Antioch was identified by Arundel, Discoveries in Asia Minor, I, 281 f, with the ruins north of Yalovadj.
holycall.com /biblemaps/antioch.htm   (1701 words)

 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).
www.keyway.ca /htm2002/antioch.htm   (325 words)

 Pisidian Antioch (BiblePlaces.com)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Pisidian Antioch (Republic of Turkey, Ministry of Culture) Approaches the city from a variety of angles, examining the layout of the city, architectural features, and landmarks in detail.
Antioch and Pisidian Antioch (Crystalinks) Detailed text reveals the importance of this city, particularly in the Roman empire and in the spread of Christianity.
Antioch of Pisidia: The University of Michigan's 1924 Archaeological Expedition (Zilia C. Estrada, University of Michigan) Presents a "sample" of the material available concerning this excavation which was never published.
www.bibleplaces.com /pantioch.htm   (442 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)

 Pisidia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The military system set up in Pisidia was based on that of Antioch, and from this fact, and from its proximity to Pisidia, Antioch derived its title “the Pisidian,” which served to distinguish it from the other cities called Antioch.
It is by a mistake arising from confusion with a later political arrangement that Antioch is designated “of Pisidia” in the majority of the manuscripts.
Antioch was now for the first time correctly described as a city “of Pisidia,” although there is reason to believe that the term “Pisidia” had already been extended northward in popular usage to include part at least of the Phrygian region of Galatia.
holycall.com /biblemaps/pisidia.htm   (695 words)

 Ataman Hotel - Pisidian Antioch
Antioch was founded in the 3rd century BC as the metropolis of the province of Pisida, and from coins minted around that time and contemporary buildings it is evident that the city rose to a pinnacle of economic prosperity.
Excavations at Pisidian Antioch were resumed in 1979, and revealed the remains of many important buildings dating from the Roman and subsequent eras of this important Christian and commercial centre.
Pisidian Antioch, which is mentioned in the bible, is one of the places sought out by Christians interested in the early history of their faith in Anatolia.
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Antioch was founded in the third century BC by one of the Seleucid kings, either Antiochus I or II (p.
Antioch was refounded as a Roman colony in 25 BC, renamed Colonia Caesarea Antiochia and received a new settlement of Roman veterans drawn from legions V and VII.
It is not the synthetic history of Antioch that interested scholars have been eagerly awaiting, but it serves as an eminently useful foundation to a further study of the city.
www.und.ac.za /und/classics/schrev/00-06mit.html   (2706 words)

 Light of Life - Bible Study
Pisidian Antioch was located 1 km north of Yalvaç in the province of Isparta in southern Turkey.
For several centuries Antioch was an important city in the Roman Empire especially as the capital of the Roman provinces in Asia.
With all its pomp the ancient Antioch was known as the queen of the East, the third city, after Rome and Alexandria, of the Roman world.
www.lightoflife.com /light_of_life_Location_Antioch.htm   (876 words)

 Commentary on the Acts of the Apostles 7 - Paul’s First Missionary Journey
So when he came to Pisidian Antioch in Galatia he was already a sick man. As we know Paul had a ‘thorn’ or ‘stake’ in the flesh which in spite of much prayer remained with him (2 Corinthians 12.7-8).
Pisidian Antioch was a Roman colony and would have been a good place to plant a strong church, for the Via Sebaste, the Roman road that ran from Ephesus to the Euphrates River, passed through it.
Pisidian Antioch was actually in Phrygia, but was generally known as Pisidian Antioch because it was on the borders of Pisidia.
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 Pisidian Antioch (Antioch of Pisidia), Turkey
Pisidian Antioch marked an important turning point in Paul's ministry, as the city became the first to have a fully Gentile Christian community.
The ruins of Pisidian Antioch lie about a mile north of the modern town of Yalvaç, which is 110 miles west of Konya.
Pisidian Antioch may be the hometown of a convert Paul met in Cyprus, the proconsul Sergius Paulus (Acts 13:4-12).
www.sacred-destinations.com /turkey/pisidian-antioch.htm   (2211 words)

 Pisidian Antioch
Pisidian Antioch was was situated near the Anthius River, on fertile land, in the extreme northeast of Phrygia near Pisidia; the name that Strabo gives to the city is Antioch near (or towards) (pros) Pisidia (Geography, 12.6.4; Ptolemy, Geography, 5.).
It was founded by Seleucus I or his son Antioch I and was orginally colonized by Magnesians who had formerly lived near the Maeander River during the Treaty of Apameia (190-188 BCE) (Strabo, Geography, 12.8.14).
Upon the death of Amyntas Pisidian Antioch became a part of the Roman province of Galatia in 25 BC.
www.abu.nb.ca /courses/NTIntro/Images/PisidAntioch.htm   (225 words)

 Pisidian Antioch - Turkish Daily News Jul 14, 1997
A Pisidian city, Antioch was founded in the second century B.C on the southern slopes of the Sultan Dag mountains and accommodated, by some accounts, some 50,000 inhabitants.A Seleucid colony (the Seleucids were a Hellenic dynasty), probably established by Seleucus' son Antiochos, Antioch was colonized in turn by settlers from Magnesia-on-the-Maeander and by the Romans.
According to surviving Latin inscriptions, Antioch remained a Roman colony for a couple of centuries and its population rose to 150,000.
Antioch is the city where the first monasteries were built and where the apostle Paul, dubbed the apostle of the gentiles, spread to the whole world the foundation of Christianity in a place where, it is said, Jews and others practiced freely their religion, whether they believed in Greek or Roman paganism.
www.turkishdailynews.com.tr /archives.php?id=3485   (2377 words)

 Imitators of Paul and of the Lord, Part 10, Joined In Soul, by Herman R Rocke   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Antioch, as the melting pot of Eastern and Western cultures, displayed the worst features of Oriental and Occidental religions and traditions and became world famous as the hotbed of every kind of vice and depravity; its immorality and superstition were even worse than Rome's.
Antioch in Syria was probably the only ecclesia, founded by others, where Paul stayed at least a year, teaching in accord with others who had been there before him.
We have good reason to believe that the circumstances in Syrian Antioch were not so much different from those we find prevalent today; the character of the unbelievers in that town was notorious in the ancient world; their motto was: "Enjoy life".
www.godstruthfortoday.org /Library/rocke/imitat10.htm   (2385 words)

Having embraced Christianity and consecrated her virginity to God, she was disowned by her father and adopted by her nurse.
While she was one day engaged in watching the flocks of her mistress, a lustful Roman prefect named Olybrius caught sight of her, and attracted by her great beauty sought to make her his concubine or wife.
Threatened with death unless she renounced the Christian faith, the holy virgin refused to adore the gods of the empire and an attempt was made to burn her, but the flames, we are told in her Acts, left her unhurt.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/09652b.htm   (372 words)

 Pisidian Antioch's place in Anatolian faith tourism - Turkish Daily News Dec 11, 1998
Antioch was at the crossroads of all the main highways and was the best gateway to the interior regions of Anatolia.
Antioch, which was the Roman Empire's capital city in Anatolia, was also the capital of the Pisidian region.
Today, Pisidian Antioch has become a place visited by thousands of Christians, and just as it ranks as one of the most widely recognized birthplaces the religion, so too, with the welcoming arms which it holds out, will it attain its rightful status as the most important center of Anatolian faith tourism.
www.turkishdailynews.com.tr /archives.php?id=10097   (2816 words)

 Bryn Mawr Classical Review 1999.07.10
Pisidian Antioch has attracted the attention of historians and archaeologists since the early nineteenth century.
Antioch was founded in the third centuy B.C. as a colony of Magnesia, and there is enough epigraphic and architectural evidence to indicate that the relationship between the two cities continued throughout the Hellenistic period.
The most prominent religious complex in Antioch was the extra-mural Sanctuary of Men Askaenos, which appears to have been in operation from the second century B.C. through the third century A.D. The Sanctuary consists of a rectangular temenos enclosure that frames a hexastyle Ionic peripteral temple.
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 Yalvac - Psidian Antioch in Turkey
There had actually been some seventeen cities in ancient Anatolia with the same title of Antioch, for it was a commonly used personal name by the Seleucids who established many colonies in Anatolia such as this one which they named after their own rulers.
The heydays of the city began with the announcement of Antioch to be the military colony of Rome in 25.
Paul is known to have come to Antioch with Barnabas in the 1st century AD and chose it as a centre for his missionary activities.
www.turizm.net /cities/yalvac/index.html   (852 words)

 About St Margaret of Antioch at Lower Halstow   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Margaret of Antioch; also called MARINA or MARINE; belonged to Pisidian Antioch in Asia Minor was a Christian virgin whose tortures and martyrdom became famous in early books of Acts.
According to her legend, she was the daughter of a 3rd or 4th century pagan priest of Antioch who either threw her out of the house when she converted to Christianity or who was converted by her nursemaid.
She was buried at Antioch, but her remains were taken later to Italy where they were divided between shrines in Montefiascone and Venice.
www.lowerhalstow.org.uk /church/stmargaret.asp   (1101 words)

 Paul (WebBible Encyclopedia) - ChristianAnswers.Net
He readily responded to the call thus addressed to him, and came down to Antioch, which for "a whole year" became the scene of his labors, which were crowned with great success.
The church at Antioch now proposed to send out missionaries to the Gentiles, and Saul and Barnabas, with John Mark as their attendant, were chosen for this work.
The towns mentioned in this tour are the Pisidian Antioch, where Paul delivered his first address of which we have any record (13:16-51; compare 10:30-43), Iconium, Lystra, and Derbe.
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 Antioch (Antakya), Turkey
Antioch was the base for Paul's missionary journeys and it was in Antioch that Jesus’ followers were first called "Christians" (Acts 11:26).
Antioch's bishopric soon became one of the most important in the entire Roman empire.
Antioch hosted a number of church councils, developed its own characteristic school of biblical interpretation, and produced such influential Christian figures as the martyr-bishop Ignatius of Antioch, the pillar saint Simeon and the "golden-mouthed" preacher John Chrysostom.
www.sacred-destinations.com /turkey/antioch.html   (511 words)

 Antioch of Pisidia
Archaeologists had long been fascinated by the discovery of sixty fragments of a copy of the famous Res Gestae Divi Augusti at Antioch, a military base and eastern outpost of Roman civilization under the Emperor Augustus.
The original inscription had been set up in bronze in front of the mausoleum of the Emperor Augustus in Rome to commemorate his noble deeds but had been lost in the passage of time.
The copy at Antioch of Pisidia had apparently been inscribed in stone in a prominent position in the ancient town to extol Augustus to his subjects in the Eastern Roman Empire.
www.umich.edu /~kelseydb/Excavation/Antioch.html   (295 words)

Flushed with such success, they traveled to Pisidian Antioch, on the mainland of what is modern Turkey, and preached salvation by believing in Jesus as the Jewish Messiah, rather than through the Jewish oral law (Acts 13:39).
As in Pisidian Antioch, the "Jews who refused to believe" worked to undercut their efforts, but this time "the Lord.
In Pisidian Antioch they were not allowed to speak in the synagogue and were expelled from the city by the Jewish leaders (Acts 13:45-50) when they preached salvation for Jews and Gentiles through Jesus, apart from the legalism of the Jewish oral law (Acts 13:39).
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 St. Paul   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
He preached it at Pisidian Antioch (ancient Capital city of Pisidia - today's Yalvac town, 20-30 miles away from here Aksehir, Turkey) you can find further info on this web site I made for someones else some months ago.
I visited all parts from hamams (baths) to churchs from the temple of Moon Good to the city streets of this ancient city Pisidian Antioch.
That ancient city is also famous for that the first workers strike in the history and it was against made against Pisidian Antioch governor/king.
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