Definition of Antakya
1. Noun. A town in southern Turkey; ancient commercial center and capital of Syria; an early center of Christianity.
Generic synonyms: Town
Group relationships: Republic Of Turkey, Turkey
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Literary usage of Antakya
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Turkey by Heike Brockmann, Tim Kelsey, Asli Uler (1998)
"The city was also the pri- Above: Antakya, once a major town, now a Sleeping ... Antakya The Cilician plain stretches out east and northeast of Adana and is ..."
2. Charis: Essays in Honor of Sara A. Immerwahr by Anne Proctor Chapin (2004)
"The Antakya specimen is a portrait statue that survives complete with a head of Hadrian. The breastplate shows an archaistic Athena, but flanked by griffins ..."
3. Syria/Lebanon by Wolfgang Gockel, Helga Bruns (1998)
"HAS Tour in Istanbul offers direct bus links Istanbul - Aleppo and Ankara - Antakya - Damascus - Amman. Buses from Turkey leave from te Top- kapi bus ..."
4. The Kassandra Complex by Murray Lawrence, Lawrence Murray (2003)
"... Antioch Babylon Halab Flows from Baltic Sea; potage to rivers into Black Sea NW Iraq North Syria Northeast Iraq, Assyrian capital Babylon Antakya Aleppo ..."
5. International Religious Freedom (2000): Report to Congress by the Department edited by Barbara Larkin (2001)
"In April 2000, a papal representative participated in a ceremony in Antakya organized by the Syriac Christians commemorating the 2000th anniversary of ..."
6. Al-Kashī's Geographical Table by Edward Stewart Kennedy, M. H. Kennedy (1987)
"According to LS, p., in Afghanistan, east of Balkh. Mod. Ankara, capital of Turkey. 73v:, Mod. Antakya, near the NE comer of the Mediterranean. ..."
7. The Coptic version of the New Testament in the northern dialect, otherwise by George William Horner (1905)
"23<3b ep. ends, Ar. has Antakya for Borne, rather larger cross with IHC n^)£C i.CJ <J"j5o. A later Arabic prayer, ' Remember, 0 Lord, of thy mercy thy ..."