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  The Church of Antioch
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.
During the centuries that followed the conquest of Antioch by the Saracens (638), the succession of orthodox incumbents of the patriarchal see was irregular; and they had to suffer much from the new conquerors of the city, who showed a marked preference for the Monophysite patriarchs (see).
In that of 344 the Arian bishop, Stephen of Antioch, was deposed for misconduct.
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  Principality of Antioch - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Henceforth, the Principality of Antioch was to be a vassal of Byzantium until Manuel's death in 1180.
Although this arrangement meant that the Principality had to provide a contingent for the Byzantine Army (troops from Antioch participated in an attack on the Seljuk Turks in 1176), it also safeguarded the City against Nur ad-Din at a time when it was in serious danger of being overun.
The empty title of "Prince of Antioch" passed, with the extinction of the Counts of Tripoli, to the Kings of Cyprus, and was sometimes granted as a dignity to junior members of the royal house.
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 Antioch, city, Turkey. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Antioch is the trade center for a region where grains, cotton, grapes, olives, and vegetables are grown.
Modern Antioch occupies only a fraction of the area of the ancient city, most of which is buried under alluvial deposits.
Antioch is one of the three original patriarchates (see patriarch).
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 Antioch
Antioch occupies an important place in the history of Christianity.
As Christianity spread, Antioch became the seat of one of the five original patriarchates, along with Jerusalem, Alexandria, Constantinople, and Rome.
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.
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 Antioch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
As Christianity spread, Antioch became the seat of one of the four original patriarchates, along with Jerusalem, Alexandria, and Rome.
For several centuries Antioch was an important city in the Roman Empire.
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.
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 CalendarHome.com - - Calendar Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
From Constantinople to Antioch, Bohemond was the real leader of the First Crusade; and it says much for his leadership that the First Crusade succeeded in crossing Asia Minor, which the Crusade of 1101, the Second Crusade in 1147, and the Third Crusade in 1189 failed to accomplish.
Bohemond was the first to get into position before Antioch (October 1097), and he took a great part in the siege of the city, beating off the Muslim attempts at relief from the east, and connecting the besiegers on the west with the port of St Simeon and the Genoese ships which lay there.
The prince of Antioch was experienced and rich both in gifts and promises; he fully deserved the marriage, which was celebrated with great pomp by the bishop of Chartres in the presence of the king, the Lord Louis, and many archbishops, bishops and noblemen of the realm.
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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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 BOHEMUND (PRINCES) - LoveToKnow Article on BOHEMUND (PRINCES)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Bohemund was the first to get into position before Antioch (October 1097), and he took a great part hi the siege, beating off the Mahommedan attempts at relief from the east, and connecting the besiegers on the west with the port of St Simeon and the Italian ships which lay there.
He succeeded his mother in the principality of Antioch in 1163, and first appears prominently in 1164, as regent of the kingdom of Jerusalem during the expedition of Amalric I. to Egypt.
He was prince of Antioch and count of Tripoli, like his father; and like him he enjoyed the alliance of the Templars and experienced the hostility of Armenia, which was not appeased till 1251, when the mediation of St Louis, and the marriage of the future Bohemund VI.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Church of Antioch
Antioch, from Antiochus, the father of Seleucus, was meant to be the capital of the new realm.
Antioch both urban and rural properties, both in the old and the "new" parts of the city, and even in the Jewish quarter.
Antioch had its Latin patriarchs, until in 1268 Christian, the last incumbent, was put to death by the Sultan Bibars, during the conquest of the city.
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Principality   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Rajput principality of Mewar (Udaipur) capitulated in 1614.
The Colchis of the ancients, Mingrelia was a vassal principality (with Zugdidi as capital) under the Ottoman Empire.
The states were established as the kingdom of Jerusalem (1099–1187), the principality of Antioch (1098–1268), the county of Edessa (1098–1144), and the county of Tripoli...
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 Antioch :: definition for Antioch
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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 Antioch, Norman Principality of
The centre of the principality was Antioch (modern Antakya, Turkey), which predominantly had a Christian population.
Antioch was the leading commercial centre of the Latin East, central in trade both with Christians and Muslims.
Antioch was a fragile state, and many of its rulers died in battle.
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 Bohemund III - LoveToKnow 1911
He succeeded his mother in the principality of Antioch in 1163, and first appears prominently in 1164, as regent of the kingdom of Jerusalem during the expedition of Amalric I.
During the absence of Amalric, he was defeated and captured by Nureddin (August 1164) at Harenc, to the east of Antioch.
Leo of Armenia was naturally the champion of his great-nephew, Raymund Rhupen; indeed he had already claimed Antioch in his own right, before the marriage of his niece to Raymund, in 119 4, when he had captured Bohemund III.
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 CalendarHome.com - - Calendar Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Almost as soon as he began his rule, Nur ad-Din attacked the Principality of Antioch, seizing several castles in the north of Syria, while at the same time he defeated an attempt by Joscelin II to recover the County of Edessa, which had been conquered by Zengi in 1144.
The Prince of Antioch, Raymond of Poitiers, quickly came to the aid of the besieged citadel.
He did not, however, attack Antioch itself; he was content with capturing all Antiochene territory east of the Orontes and leaving a rump state around the city, which in any case soon fell under the suzerainty of the Byzantine Empire.
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 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.
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 Siege Of Antioch - First Crusade   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Antioch was so large that the crusaders did not have enough troops to fully surround it, and thus it was able to stay partially supplied.
Bohemund asserted his claim to Antioch, but not everyone agreed, and the crusade was delayed for the rest of the year while the nobles argued amongst themselves.
Finally, at the beginning of 1099 the march was renewed, leaving Bohemund behind as the first Principality of Antioch.
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 Antioch - Wikinfo
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.
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 Antioch
Antioch was destined to rival Alexandria in Egypt as the chief city of the nearer East and to be the cradle of gentile Christianity.
In the Orontes, north of the city, lay a large island, and on this Seleucus II Callinicus began a third walled "city," which was finished by Antiochus III.
Being at last betrayed, it was given to Bohemund, prince of Tarentum, and it remained the capital of the Latin Principality of Antioch for nearly two centuries.
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 The First Crusade, an Overview
Antioch was a huge and strongly defended city, famous for having never fallen except by treachery.
Back at Antioch, word came that a much larger relief army was on its way, this time under the command of Kerbogha, Attabeg of Mosul.
Bohemond demanded that Antioch be given to him, and the various leaders spent time capturing outlying towns as bargaining chips.
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 Orthodox Archdiocese of Aleppo-Syria
Antakya or Antioch (Turkey), city in southern Turkey, capital of Hatay Province, on the Orontes River, near the Mediterranean Sea.
Antakya, the biblical city of Antioch, lies on the Asi River (Orontes) on a fertile plain surrounded by the grant mountains.
In the New Testament, Antioch was one of the most prominent cities in the movement of early followers of Jesus.
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 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.
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 Thomas Asbridge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
A Muslim army from Baghdad invaded northern Syria in 1115 and was eventually defeated by the Prince Roger and the Antiochene army at Tall Danith.
Then in 1119 the forces of nearby Aleppo, under the command of Il-ghazi, attacked the principality's eastern frontier and soundly defeated the Latins in what became known as the battle of the Field of Blood, a battle in which Prince Roger of Antioch was killed.
Temporary command of Antioch fell to Patriarch Bernard until King Baldwin II of Jerusalem arrived in northern Syria and neutralised the threat posed by Il-ghazi at the second battle of Tall Danith.
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 Osprey Publishing - Crusader Castles in the Holy Land 1097—1192
The Principality of Antioch, for example, was adjacent to the Armenian states of Cilicia, which evolved into the Kingdom of Cilician or Lesser Armenia.
The mountainous character of the Principality of Antioch and the County of Tripoli clearly encouraged experimental and daring design ideas, though the castles themselves ranged from very simple, almost rustic structures to huge hilltop fortresses.
The situation was better in the County of Tripoli, the Principality of Antioch and the northern regions of the County of Edessa.
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 Antioch --  Encyclopædia Britannica
In 1851 it was renamed for the biblical Antioch, and it developed from a small agricultural community into a major industrial complex.
Ancient Antioch was called the “queen of the East.” The modern town, called Antakya, is a small trading center in the southern part of the country, about 20 miles (32 kilometers) from the Mediterranean Sea coast.
By the end of the 1st century there were strong congregations in Alexandria, Ephesus, Antioch, Corinth, Thessalonica, and even at Rome, the capital of the empire.
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 DISCUSSION: The Principality of Antioch - Total War Center Forums
Antioch currently is not planned to be included in the 1.0 release, or possibly any future ones.
There are comments to the decline of Antioch's importance, yet at the same time a mentioning that it was the richest of the Outremer States.
I still don't like the idea of Antioch, they were conquered by the Armenians a little ogver twenty years after the mod begins, and were very small and not very influential anyway.
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 Search Results for Antioch - Encyclopædia Britannica
In 1851 it was renamed for the biblical Antioch, and it developed from a...
Greek monk-theologian and patriarch of Antioch who was a leader of the monophysites.
He was chosen patriarch by the emperor Anastasius I after he accepted the evasive Henoticon, the decree of union between the Monophysites (q.v.) and...
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 Chapter The Crusades. of History of The Decline And Fall of The Roman Empire by Gibbon
The great army of the crusaders was annihilated or dispersed; the principality of Antioch was left without a head, by the surprise and captivity of Bohemond; his ransom had oppressed him with a heavy debt; and his Norman followers were insufficient to repel the hostilities of the Greeks and Turks.
In this distress, Bohemond embraced a magnanimous resolution, of leaving the defence of Antioch to his kinsman, the faithful Tancred; of arming the West against the Byzantine empire; and of executing the design which he inherited from the lessons and example of his father Guiscard.
His children succeeded to the principality of Antioch; but the boundaries were strictly defined, the homage was clearly stipulated, and the cities of Tarsus and Malmistra were restored to the Byzantine emperors.
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