Melitene


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Melitene:

see MalatyaMalatya
, city (1990 pop. 276,666), capital of Malatya prov., E central Turkey, in the E Taurus Mts. It is the commercial center for a rich farm region that produces apricots, grapes, and grains. Manufactures of the city include cement, cotton textiles, and sugar.
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No evidence attests that IV Scythica camped at Melitene in 63, as Bennett (2006:84) conjectures.
His placement of Cappadocian Melitene, base of the XII Fulminata, in the 'Levant' and 'Mesopotamia' (2006:129) is also erroneous.
Y [Andres] se fue de Damasco a Melitene, puesto que el rebelde (tyrannos) estaba en esa zona.
Centres of Christian thought and missionary expansion -- such as Caesarea in Cappadocia, Antioch, Nisibis, Edessa, Melitene, Alexandria, and later Constantinople -- were closely associated with, and made an impact on, the formation of the Armenian tradition, particularly in religious, theological and cultural aspects.
In 1057 the Turks massacred or enslaved the whole population of Christian Melitene.
19) Nor is it especially significant that Ammianus had found his way back to Antioch by way of Melitene after the fall of Amida in 359 (19.
Hacia 551 Jordanes y el continuador de Zacarias de Melitene, nos dibujan el cuadro general de las estepas ponticas y norcaucasicas en los dias inmediatamente anteriores a la llegada de los avaros a esas mismas regiones.
Una de las formas de rescate de la literatura erotica en esta epoca (siglos XI-XII) es recurrir a la traduccion al griego de obras orientales, como el Libro de Sintipas el filosofo, traducido del siriaco al griego, por Miguel Andreopulos de Melitene, en los confines del Eufrates (12).
Sin embargo, esta paz se interrumpe en el 837 cuando Teofilo reanuda sus expediciones contra los arabes, internandose en la alta Mesopotamia y capturando las fortalezas de Zapetra y Melitene.