In 488 Xenaias (Philoxenus), Monophysite bishop of Hierapolis
in Syria (d.
O templo de Hierapolis
, segundo ele, era o de maior destaque, sendo o primeiro em tamanho, numero de adeptos (que mais promovia peregrinacoes e festas), riqueza que arrecadava (diz o autor que o templo recebia somas enormes da Arabia, Fenicia, Babilonia e Capadocia) e de beleza esplendorosa.
According to historic sources, the site was located in the ancient Phrygian city of Hierapolis
, now called Pamukkale, and the opening was described as filled with lethal mephitic vapors.
Historical records show that Tripoli was one of the three most important cities in the second century BC, along with Hierapolis
The second is a five-volume work by Papias, bishop of Hierapolis
, that is known only in later citations.
The main shrine of the famous Syrian fertility goddess was at the 'holy city', Hierapolis
, also called Bambyce, some 120 miles north-east of Hama(th), close to the River Euphrates.
The ancient Greco-Roman and Byzantine city of Hierapolis
was built on top of the white "castle" which is in total about 2,700 metres long, 600 meters wide and 160 meters high.
Others have examined the impact of denomination on financial fraud and controls (West & Zech, 2008; Elson, Callaghan, Walker, & John, 2007; Metropolitan Germanos (Polizoides) of Hierapolis
The tour continues to the 13th-century Seljuk masterpiece, the Sultanhan Caravanserai; the Mausoleum of Mevlana (original home of the Whirling Dervishes) in Konya; and Pamukkale, to visit the ruins of the ancient spa city of Hierapolis
, the Necropolis, and the terraces and pools of the dazzling limestone cascade.
Aelius Glykon and Aurelia Amia in Hierapolis
. This section draws out the overlapping and multifaceted strands of identity that cross what we now see as religious, ethnic, national, and professional boundaries.