Laodicea
geographical name 1. ancient city W central Asia Minor in Phrygia 2. — see latakia 2 • Laodicean adjective or noun

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  • Laodicea — ( el. Λαοδίκεια), also transliterated as Laodiceia or Laodikeia was the name for at least seven Hellenistic cities, which were named for one of the several queens named Laodice in the Seleucid dynasty. The Greeks distinguished such cities by… …   Wikipedia

  • Laodicea — • A titular see, of Asia Minor, metropolis of Phrygia Pacatiana, said to have been originally called Diospolis and Rhoas; Antiochus II colonized it between 261 and 246 B.C., and gave it the name of his wife, Laodice Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Laodicea — ist der Name folgender Titular(erz)bistümer: Laodicea in Syria (ital.: Laodicea di Siria), Titularerzbistum der römisch katholischen Kirche Laodicea in Syria per i Maroniti (ital.: Laodicea di Siria per i Maroniti), Titularbistum der katholischen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • LAODICEA — LAODICEA, city in phrygia on the river Lycus. There is preserved in Josephus a letter from the Laodicean authorities to a Roman official (Ant. 14:241–3). In it the Laodiceans inform the official that they had received a letter from him through a… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Laodicea — es una ciudad del antiguo Imperio Seléucida, establecida entre 261 a. C. y 245 a. C. por el rey Antíoco II Teos y nombrada en honor de su esposa Laodice. Estaba ubicada a unos 6km al norte de la actual ciudad turca de Denizli …   Wikipedia Español

  • Laodicea — Laodicēa, grch. Laodikeia, im Altertum Stadt im südwestl. Phrygien (jetzt Eski Hissar), von Antiochus II. (261 246 v. Chr.) erbaut …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Laodicea — Laodicea, Stadt in Phrygien, bekannt durch die Concilien von 363 (Verzeichniß der canonischen Schriften) und 476 (Verurtheilung des Eutyches, s. d.). – L. in Syrien. das heutige Latikiah, war durch seinen Wein berühmt …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Laodicea — es una ciudad del antiguo Imperio Seléucida, establecida entre 261 adC y 245 adC por el rey Antíoco II Teos y nombrada en honor de su esposa Laodice. Estaba ubicada a unos 6km al norte de la actual ciudad turca de Denizli (Turquía), en la… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Laodicea — [lā äd΄i sē′ə, lā′ə dəsē′ə] 1. ancient city in Phrygia, SW Asia Minor 2. ancient name for LATAKIA2 (the seaport) …   English World dictionary

  • LAODICEA — I. LAODICEA Mediae urbs cuius Paulus ad Coloss. c. 4. v. 15. et 16. meminit. Eius Ep increpat fil. Dei, Apoc. c. 2. v. 18. Terrae motu, sub Nerone, destructa, opibus incolarum postmodum iterum reparata est. Tertull. c. Marc. Epiphan. haer. 42.… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Laodicea — /lay od euh see euh, lay euh deuh /, n. ancient name of Latakia. * * * ▪ ancient cities, Asia       the ancient name of several cities of western Asia, mostly founded or rebuilt in the 3rd century BC by rulers of the Seleucid dynasty, and named… …   Universalium

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