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Ancyra,

Turkey: see AnkaraAnkara
, city (1990 pop. 2,533,209), capital of Turkey and Ankara prov., W central Turkey, at an elevation of c.3,000 ft (910 m). Turkey's largest city after İstanbul, Ankara is primarily an administrative city, but it is also an important commercial, industrial, and
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The Ancyra Okuzgozu 2011 is made from one of Turkey's most important grapes which is known for its intensity.
40) Leslie William BARNARD, Pope Julius, Marcellus of Ancyra, and the Council of Sardica.
En route to Ancyra, the Macedonian army crossed a region best described as an utter wasteland.
Las ediciones anteriores a las de Scheid y Cooley habian prestado una atencion especial a la inscripcion encontrada en Ancyra (Monumentum Ancyranum), y se habia dado por supuesto que el texto griego era una traduccion fiel del latino.
The history of sexual violations of Roman Catholic clergy and church response has been well preserved in church documents from the Council of Ancyra in 315 to the 2001 document, De delictis gravioribus, authored by Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, now Pope Benedict XVI.
He describes a reversal of fortune activated by Patrophilus in which the bishop reported to Constantius the deeds of Basil of Ancyra, thereby earning exile for Basil and pardon for those that Basil had banished.
Ankara, the capital of Turkey, is the former Roman outpost of Ancyra, which lay on the land trade route between Baghdad and Constantinople.
En una carta a la ciudad de Sebaste (en el 379) Gregorio de Nisa declara: <<Aun sin la debida discriminacion e investigacion, recibimos en la comunion de la Iglesia Catolica ([TEXTO IRREPRODUCIBLE EN ASCII]) a aquellos que, en Ancyra, formaron una asamblea ([TEXTO IRREPRODUCIBLE EN ASCII]) unidos a Marcelo>>; mas tarde se refiere tambien a <<aquellos que salieron de la congregacion con Marcelo para volver a la comunion con la Iglesia ([TEXTO IRREPRODUCIBLE EN ASCII])>> (14).
Among churchmen who argued that the Church should be independent of imperial control, Bishop Macarius of Ancyra was astute enough to see that the Donation of Constantine was a forgery, while Patriarch Athanasius I declared that only the Church, not the empire, was an eternal and universal institution.
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.
In the last few years of the fourth century Saint Nilus of Ancyra [Ankara, Turkey] founded a monastery near his native town and "imagined the illiterate faithful coming to these scenes [from the Old and New Testament painted by the hand of a gifted artist] and reading them as if they were the words of a book" (quoted from Manguel 1996: 96).
This reputation has developed over a long period of time, beginning most explicitly in the 4th century with the Councils of Elvira (305-306) and Ancyra (314) whose discussions provided the basis for canon law on the matter.