Download e-book for iPad: Antioch on the Orontes: A History and a Guide by Jørgen Christensen-Ernst

By Jørgen Christensen-Ernst

ISBN-10: 0761858636

ISBN-13: 9780761858638

Two thousand years in the past, Antioch at the Orontes River used to be the 3rd most vital urban within the Roman Empire. this day, it's a small Turkish city of 200,000 population whose viewers may well locate it tough to visualize this position at its top. This publication 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 formative years below the Romans, the Byzantines, and the Norman Crusaders, and its lengthy decline less than the Marmelukes and the Ottomans. Antioch at the Orontes also will advisor the reader via modern day Antioch, highlighting major historic websites. The ebook includes an advent to theological advancements in Antioch that experience prompted Christendom and covers the various religions represented within the urban this present day.

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