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1. An ancient town of Phrygia north of present-day Antalya, Turkey. It was a center of Hellenistic influence and was visited by Saint Paul in biblical times.
2. See Antakya.


(Placename) a city in S Turkey, on the Orantes River: ancient commercial centre and capital of Syria (300–64 bc); early centre of Christianity. Pop: 155 000 (2005 est). Turkish name: Antakya


(ˈæn tiˌɒk)

1. Arabic, Antakiya. Turkish, Antakya. a city in S Turkey: capital of the ancient kingdom of Syria 300–64 B.C. 137,200.
2. a city in W California. 55,980.
An•ti•o•chi•an (ˌæn tiˈoʊ ki ən) n., adj.
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Noun1.Antioch - a town in southern TurkeyAntioch - a town in southern Turkey; ancient commercial center and capital of Syria; an early center of Christianity
Republic of Turkey, Turkey - a Eurasian republic in Asia Minor and the Balkans; on the collapse of the Ottoman Empire in 1918, the Young Turks, led by Kemal Ataturk, established a republic in 1923


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With his sons and those of the region determined to resist Antiochene oppression, he led a growing guerrilla rebellion into the hill country north of Jerusalem.
As a possible foundation of inter-faith dialogue, Vassiliadis proposes the concept of the "economy of the Holy Spirit," introduced by the Antiochene Metropolitan Georges Khodr as a complementary alternative to the "economy of the Word" in the missiological discussion.
The topics include the wisdom of Sirach and the glue of the Matthew-Didache tradition, riddle wrapped in an enigma: Pauline reception in the Antiochene Acts of Ignatius, Melito of Sardis' Peri Pascha and its intertextuality, and reading martyrdom: intertextuality in the letter from Vienne and Lyons.
has given us what the title claims--a "critical edition" of the Scholia--it does not take long for a scholar to realize that an attentive reader must do more than absorb the volume's extensive introduction, which discusses the history of the text of the Apocalypse and its fate in Alexandrian and Antiochene tradition.
These categories brought Greek learning together with biblical exegesis in the Antiochene tradition of Theodore of Mopsuestia.
41) Patriarch Ignatius IV of the Greek Antiochene Church and Patriarch Ignatius Zakka Iwas of the Syrian Orthodox Church of Antioch, "To All Our Children, Protected by God," November 12, 1991, in GA 111, pp.
Hence, the list of contrasts is astonishing; Paul and Barnabas had been a team commissioned by the Antiochene church.
Antiochene Christology from the Council of Ephesus (431) to the Council of Chalcedon (451), Oxford, 2007, pp.
He is best known as an advocate of Antiochene Christology, a position that involved him in intense debate and led finally to the condemnation of his Christological works at the Fifth Ecumenical Council.
His take on Theodore's interpretive project resonates with Frances Young's proposed characterization of Antiochene exegesis as an "ikonic exegesis," which aimed to reflect the meaning of a text as a coherent whole.
Together they share 5 families of liturgical rites: the Byzantine Rite (14 churches); the Chaldean or East Syrian Rite (2 churches); the Alexandrian Rite (2 churches); the Antiochene or West Syrian Rite (3 churches); and the Armenian Rite (1 church).
Emperor Justinian (527-565) sought friendship with the Monophysites by rejecting the Antiochene theology.