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Antioch (Turkey)


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    • Antioch
    • Antakya (Turkey)
    • Antakiya (Turkey)
    • Antiokhii͡a (Turkey)
    • Antiokheia (Turkey)
    • Antakye (Turkey)
    • Antakiyah (Turkey)
    • Antioche (Turkey)
    • Antioch on the Orontes (Turkey)
    • Hatay (Turkey)
    • Antiochea (Turkey)
    • Antiochia (Turkey)
    • Antiocheia (Turkey)
    • Antiochia Syriae (Turkey)
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      • Antioch
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      • found: BGN Phone call 9/14/81(Antakya ppl. 36°14ʹN, 36°07ʹE; Turkish form Antakya; [conventional] Antioch; variants: Antakiya)
      • found: Enc. Brit., c1978(Antioch; in Haytay prov.; Turkish: Antakya)
      • found: BGN, Sept. 18, 2001:(Antioch ; native: Haytay ; variants: Antioch, Antakya, Antakiya, Antiokheia ; 36deg. 14min. 00sec.N 036deg.07min. 00sec.E)
      • found: Getty, March 19, 2000:(Antakya (inhabited place) 3614N03607E. Note Greek city; Early Christian base of St. Paul ca. AD 47-55; part of Arab caliphate from 637; returned to Byzantine Empire 969; thenruled by Seljuq Turks (1084), Crusaders (1098), & Mamluks (1268); has been repeatedly destroyed by earthquakes & rebuilt. Antakya, Antakye, Antakiyah, Antioch, Antioche, Antiocho on the Orontes, Antiokheia, Antakiya, Hatay, Antiochea, Antiochia, Antiocheia, Antiochia Syriae)
      • found: Web. geog., via WWW, Sept. 18, 2001(Antakya or Antakiyak or Antioch or Antiochia or Antiochea. City, Hatay prov. S. Turkey, 27 m S of Iskenderu ... History: Antioch founded by Seleucus Nicator 300 B.C.; became commercial rival of Alexandria; capital of Syria until 64 B.C.... Antioch, or Antiochea or Antiochia. City Turkey. See Antakya.)
      • found: Encyc. Britannica(Antioch. Turkish Antakya, populuous city of ancient Syria, and now a major town of south-central Turkey. It lies near the mouth of the Orontes River, about 12 miles (19 km) northwest of the Syrian border)
    • Editorial Notes

      • [Not the same as Antioch in Pisidia; ancient city in Phrygia; in Isparta province.]
    • Change Notes

      • 1981-12-20: new
      • 2019-08-18: revised
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