Pisidia


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Pisidia

(pĭsĭd`ēə, pī–), ancient country of S Asia Minor, S of Phrygia and N of Pamphylia. It was a mountainous country, traversed by the Taurus range. Its warlike tribes maintained their independence until the country was incorporated into a Roman province in the early 1st cent. A.D.
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Inland sites include Seleucia-on-the-Tigris in Iraq, Antioch of Pisidia in Turkey, the Monastery of St.
The historical Octavius certainly provided for posterity, not only through his patronage of great writers, but also by leaving to the safekeeping of the Vestal Virgins "a catalogue of his achievements which he wished to be inscribed on bronze tablets and set up in front of his mausoleum"; in the sixteenth century, a copy of this text was found inscribed in the temple of Rome and Augustus in Ancyra in Galatia (modern Ankara), and fragments of the text were later found in Apollonia and Antioch in Pisidia, testifying to the emperor's success in disseminating his version of his life.
but Basil invented a genre followed poetically by George of Pisidia in the East, and Ambrose and Robert Grosseteste in the West.
The Gentiles in Antioch of Pisidia believe the Gospel without a sense of having changed their community loyalties (Acts 13:48-49).
Metropolitan of Pisidia, The Worldwide Spreading of the Greek Civilization (in Greek).
Prof's MITCHELL & WAELKENS argue that, during the early Roman imperial period, Antioch, in Pisidia, was probably the leading colonia in the east.
This indicates that this area was an important center for Christianity, and it was the capital of Pisidia," Ozhanli said.
She added that despite its distance to the sea and altitude of 1,250 meters, Russian tourists are eager to see the ancient mountain cities in the Pisidia region of the Taurus Mountains.
When we speak of dialogue, though, I turn to the words of Metropolitan Methodios of Pisidia (Phougias or Fouyas), for whom the goal of any dialogue effort is the discovery of the will of God.
Paul among Jews: A Study of the Meaning and Significance of Paul's Inaugural Sermon in the Synagogue of Antioch in Pisidia (Acts 13:16-41) for His Missionary Work among the Jews.