Lycaonia


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Lycaonia

(lĭk'āō`nēə), ancient country of S Asia Minor (now in Turkey), between Galatia and Cilicia on the north and south and Phrygia and Cappadocia on the west and east. Passing successively to the Persians, Syrians, and Romans, it was divided by the Romans between Galatia and Cappadocia. It was visited by Paul and Barnabas (Acts 14.6). Its chief city was IconiumIconium
, ancient city of Asia Minor, the modern Konya, Turkey. In ancient days it was at various times in Phrygia, Lycaonia, Cappadocia, and the Roman province of Galatia.
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Lycaonia

an ancient region of S Asia Minor, north of the Taurus Mountains; corresponds to present-day S central Turkey
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E Hill, .d Catalogue of the Greek Coins of Lycaonia and Cilicia in the British Museum (London), p.
His seven witnesses were all bishops from the provinces of Lycaonia and Pisidia and included the two metropolitans, Amphilochius of Iconium and Optimus of Antioch.
Tabula Imperii Byzantini 4 (Vienna, 1984), 174-75, on Hyde in Lycaonia.
Since all the other witnesses were from the provinces of Lycaonia and Pisidia, Theodulus was probably bishop of Apamea in Pisidia; it is then not clear why a priest signed in his place, although Turner, in EOMIA 2:3, 456-57, suggested that he had died by then or gone home, and A.
The only other Italian localities he names are Lucania (which he calls Lycaonia) and the shrine of St Michael at Siponto, i.e.