Antioch on the Orontes: A History and a Guide by Jørgen Christensen-Ernst PDF

By Jørgen Christensen-Ernst

ISBN-10: 0761858636

ISBN-13: 9780761858638

Two thousand years in the past, Antioch at the Orontes River was once the 3rd most vital urban within the Roman Empire. this present day, it's a small Turkish city of 200,000 population whose viewers could locate it tricky to visualize this position at its height. This ebook is a biography of Antioch — or Antakiyye of the Arabs, or Antakya of the Turks. it's a description of its formative years lower than the Seleucid Dynasty, its youth less than the Romans, the Byzantines, and the Norman Crusaders, and its lengthy decline below the Marmelukes and the Ottomans. Antioch at the Orontes also will consultant the reader via modern day Antioch, highlighting major ancient websites. The e-book comprises an creation to theological advancements in Antioch that experience motivated Christendom and covers the numerous religions represented within the urban at the present time.

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