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 (kăp′ə-dō′shə, -shē-ə)
An ancient region of Asia Minor in present-day east-central Turkey. Heart of a Hittite state and later a Persian satrapy, it was annexed by the Romans in ad 17.

Cap′pa·do′cian adj. & n.


(Placename) of or relating to Cappadocia or its inhabitants
(Placename) a native or inhabitant of Cappadocia
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Adj.1.Cappadocian - of or pertaining to Cappadocia or its people or culture
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33) These Cappadocian theologians drew a distinction between God as he exists within himself and God as he manifests himself to others--referring to the divine essence and the divine energies, respectively.
Epidemiological and environmental evidence of the health effects of exposure to erionite fibres: A four-year study in the Cappadocian region of Turkey.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- My excitement at recognizing some "real" Cappadocian friends aside, watching Nuri Bilge Ceylan's "KyE- Uykusu" (Winter Sleep) at the British Film Institute last week was a revelation.
in classics and patris-tics (with a thesis on the literary and philosophical thought of Cappadocian church father Gregory of Nazianzus).
She then examines Origen's apologists and followers, the Cappadocian evagrius, the antihenes and fourth-century Latin Origenians, the flow of ideas from Augustine to Eriugena, receptions of Origen's apokatastasis theory, the main features of the Christian apokatastasis theory from the New Testament to Eriugena, and the theological significance of apokatastasis in modern times.
The expected key figures of the ancient church are all dealt with in detail, person by person, winding up with the Cappadocian Fathers and the finalization of trinitarian orthodoxy.
work, I focused on the study of patristics, reading in the Greek church Fathers with an Irish Catholic priest/scholar, and writing my doctoral thesis on the thought of the fourth-century Cappadocian church Father, Gregory of Nazianzus.
In her exploration of the convergence of Biblical and Classical traditions into a Christian articulation of work, Barsella first examines the Hexaemeron by Cappadocian Father Basil of Cesarea.
Following Cappadocian theologian Gregory of Nazianz and his thoughts about the inhabitation of the Spirit as the continuation of the incarnation of the Son, I will elaborate a pneumatology in which the atmosphere of life giving is at the heart of the entanglement of creation and salvation.
Or, b) specifically the Cappadocian Fathers, Basil the Great (c.
12) A key development in the Christian understanding of personhood took place when the Cappadocian fathers (Basil the Great, Gregory of Nyssa, and Gregory of Nazianzus) reflected on the nature of God's triune personhood.
38), the earlier Cappadocian governor, as the link between eastern and Balkan commands.