By Jørgen Christensen-Ernst

Two thousand years in the past, Antioch at the Orontes River was once the 3rd most vital urban within the Roman Empire. this present day, it's a small Turkish city of 200,000 population whose viewers may possibly locate it tricky to visualize this position at its height. This booklet is a biography of Antioch — or Antakiyye of the Arabs, or Antakya of the Turks. it's a description of its formative years lower than the Seleucid Dynasty, its youth less than the Romans, the Byzantines, and the Norman Crusaders, and its lengthy decline below the Marmelukes and the Ottomans. Antioch at the Orontes also will consultant the reader via modern day Antioch, highlighting major old websites. The publication comprises an advent to theological advancements in Antioch that experience encouraged Christendom and covers the numerous religions represented within the urban this day.

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