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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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Dietrich von Hildebrand's treatise, The Nature of Love, is set in relation to the theological personalism of the Cappadocian fathers of the Church, and to my own earlier work done in this tradition.
The love of wisdom is a trait that both people of faith and people of science share, for example, Robert Brown (for whom Brownian motion is named), the thirteenth-century Bishop of Lincoln, the seventh-century Venerable Bede, and Macrina, the theologian sister of the fourth-century Cappadocian Fathers.
Every morning, if the conditions are right, the skies of Cappadocia are dotted with dozens of hot air balloons -- last year almost half a million tourists viewed the Cappadocian landscape from these symbolic hot air balloons.
150) Moreover, in Cappadocian (151), especially in its Southern variety, there is a significant levelling of inflection classes, and a tendency to lose the tripartite grammatical gender distinction in favor of the neuter gender form, principally observed in the use of the article (Janse 2004, forthcoming, Karatsareas 2009, 2011).
The extant works of Aretaeus, The Cappadocian [internet].
Section 3 focuses on "Eusebius and the Cappadocian Fathers".
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.
Engineering geological properties and durability assessment of Cappadocian tuff.
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.