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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.
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(Placename) of or relating to Cappadocia or its inhabitants
(Placename) a native or inhabitant of Cappadocia
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The patrologist Johannes Quasten, in his handbook of Patrology, states that only one of the three Cappadocian Fathers was given the name the Great, St.
They cover the historical background of the Asia Minor dialects; agglutinative noun inflection in Cappadocian; two Turkish suffixes in Pharasoit: constraints against phrasal bases; the morphology of Silliot: paradigmatic defectiveness, paradigmatic leveling; and affix pleonasm; adverbial constructions in a dialectical context: a case study from Pontic; the Smyrna dialect: loanword adaptation in a multilingual setting; affixoids and verb borrowing in Aivaliot morphology; subtractive imperative forms in Bithynian Greek; morphological innovations in Propontis Tsakonian; and the Greek of Ottoman-era Adrianoupolis.
The text is newly translated from the extant Syriac (with an eye to Ethiopic manuscripts) into English by Alistair Stewart, and the introduction makes the case for a fourth century Cappadocian redactor who gave the work its present shape, though much of its material goes back at least to the third century.
Clement of Alexandria and Origin were close Plato, and the Cappadocian Fathers, Gregory of Nazianzus and Basil, who had been educated in Athens, still worked in a Platonic climate but began to use the categories of thought elaborated by Aristotle."
This project developed out of the Crossans' curiosity about an engaging image of the Resurrection in an 11th-century Cappadocian church.
The study of both an Ovidian and a Cappadocian aesthetic of the lifelike statue offers new insight into Pushkin's monument metaphor in 1836.
David Michelson resituates the Syriac writings of the late fifth-century Roman Monophysite Philoxenos of Mabbug within an older tradition of Cappadocian theologians.
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.
One of the book's major criticisms of traditional orthodox theology is that it separates theology from ethics and thus allows for orthodox theologians to practice or support abhorrent behaviors, as when two of the three Cappadocian fathers accepted slavery (326).
(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).