Laodicea

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La·od·i·ce·a

 (lā-ŏd′ĭ-sē′ə, lā′ə-dĭ-)
An ancient city of western Asia Minor in present-day western Turkey. Built by the Seleucids in the third century bc, it was a prosperous Roman market town on the trade route from the East and an early center of Christianity.

Laodicea

(ˌleɪəʊdɪˈsɪə)
n
(Placename) the ancient name of several Greek cities in W Asia, notably of Latakia

Lat•a•ki•a

(ˌlæt əˈki ə)

n.
1. Ancient, Laodicea. a seaport in NW Syria, on the Mediterranean. 196,791.
2. a coastal district in Syria, in the W part. 554,384.
3. a variety of Turkish tobacco.
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Em cristologia o termo prosopon adquiriu importancia com a controversia nestoriana, no seculo V, embora ja tivesse sido utilizado nesse ambito por Teodoro de Mopsuestia e Apolinario de Laodiceia para designar o unico prosopa do Cristo em duas phusis (naturezas).
Este autor estabeleceu 10 lacos com diferentes pesquisadores: ANDRADE, Raphael de Jesus Campos de; QUEIROZ, Filipe Lima; OLIVEIRA, Davi Montefusco de; KLEIN, Manuela Castelo Albuquerque; BEZERRA, George Christian Linhares; ALMEIDA, Fatima Evaneide Barbosa de; WEERSMA, Menno Rutger; e WEERSMA, Laodiceia Amorim.
Pausanias reports some dispute about which of several claimants is the real Tauric goddess (statues belonging to the Lydians, the Cappadocians and the Syrians of Laodiceia were also candidates for the honour, 3.