Hierapolis


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Hi·er·ap·o·lis

 (hī-ə-răp′ə-lĭs)
An ancient city of southwest Asia Minor in present-day Turkey. The Roman city was known for its baths fed by hot springs. Hierapolis was also an early center of Christianity.
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In his analysis that includes parts of Greece as well as nearby western Turkey, Stewart points specifically to cities like Mycenae, Ephesus, Cnidus and Hierapolis.
Philip then travelled to Hierapolis in Greece, where he healed the wife of the city's leader, the pro-consul, but enraged him in the process.
The ancient Greek city of Hierapolis was built on top of the hot springs by the kings of Pergamon.
Epicteto, Frigio, de Hierapolis, liberto de Epafrodito (um dos guarda-costas do imperador Nero), influente filosofo estoico no seculo I d.
La ausencia de una tradicion interpretativa del Apocalipsis diferente de la transmitida por Papias de Hierapolis, nos ha llevado a aceptar la necesidad de que esta debe ser considerada sustancialmente dependiente de la Tradicion Apostolica.
For sites further afield, visitors can book a day trip to the World Heritage Site of Hierapolis-Pamukkale to soak in the mineral-rich, hot-springs at Pamukkale or explore the ruins of the Roman city of Hierapolis.
En 1068 con Romano IV conquistaron la ciudadela de Hierapolis (51).
In 488 Xenaias (Philoxenus), Monophysite bishop of Hierapolis in Syria (d.
O templo de Hierapolis, segundo ele, era o de maior destaque, sendo o primeiro em tamanho, numero de adeptos (que mais promovia peregrinacoes e festas), riqueza que arrecadava (diz o autor que o templo recebia somas enormes da Arabia, Fenicia, Babilonia e Capadocia) e de beleza esplendorosa.
According to historic sources, the site was located in the ancient Phrygian city of Hierapolis, now called Pamukkale, and the opening was described as filled with lethal mephitic vapors.
Historical records show that Tripoli was one of the three most important cities in the second century BC, along with Hierapolis and Laodicea.