Seleucia Pieria
geographical name see Seleucia 3

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  • Seleucia Pieria — • Titular metropolis of Syria Prima. The city was founded near the mouth of the Orontes, not far from Mount Casius, by Seleucus Nicator about 300 B.C Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Seleucia Pieria     Seleucia Pieria …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Seleucia Pieria — (Greek Σελεύκεια Πιερία, later Suedia coord|36|7|N|35|55|E|type:city region:TR) was a town in antiquity, the capital of Seleucus I Nicator, in Syria Prima. It was the port of the western Seleucid capital of Antioch, lying close to the mouth of… …   Wikipedia

  • Seleucia Pieria — Seleucia Pieria, fue una antigua ciudad ubicada en la región de Siria, fundada en el año 300 a. C. por el rey Seleuco I, al norte de la desembocadura del río Orontes y a los pies de las montañas Pieria. La ciudad se consolidó como el… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Seleucia Pieria — ▪ ancient city, Turkey Greek  Seleukeia,         in ancient Syria, port of Antioch and frontier fortress on the Cilician border (near modern Samandağ, Turkey), 4 miles (6 km) north of the mouth of the Orontes River. With Antioch, Apamea, and… …   Universalium

  • Seleucia Pieria (Titularerzbistum) — Seleucia Pieria ist ein Titularerzbistum der römisch katholischen Kirche. Es geht zurück auf einen untergegangen Bischofssitz in antiken Stadt Seleukia Pieria, die in der römischen Provinz Syria bzw. Syria Coele lag. Titularerzbischöfe von… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Seleucia (disambiguation) — Seleucia was the first capital of the Seleucid Empire, and one of the great cities of antiquity standing in Mesopotamia, on the Tigris River. Seleucia may refer to: *Seleucia (Pamphylia), now at Bucakşeyhler, Antalya Province, Turkey *Seleucia… …   Wikipedia

  • SELEUCIA — urbs Asiae multiplex. I. in Mesopotamia ad Tigrina fluv. contra Ctesiphontem, inde 3. mill pass. cognomentô magna, patriarchae Nestorianorum sedes. Mosul, teste Nigrô. Apud hauc, urpote Tigranis regiam, Amph crates Athen ensis rhetor exulans, a… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Pieria (Syria) — Pieria is also a prefecture of Greece Pieria was a province of Roman Syria around the city of Seleucia Pieria, according to Ptolemy …   Wikipedia

  • Seleucia — (griego: Σέλεύχεια) se refiere a varias ciudades del antiguo Imperio Seléucida: Seleucia del Tigris– primera capital del Imperio Seléucida; actualmente en Irak. Seleucia Pieria – Puerto de la ciudad de Antioquía. Actualmente en Turquía. Esta… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Seleucia — For the Syrian seaport of the same name that figures in the travels of Saint Paul, see Seleucia Pieria. Seleucia (Greek: Σελεύκεια) was one of the great cities of the world during Hellenistic and Roman times. It stood in Mesopotamia, on the west… …   Wikipedia

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