Ankara

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the capital of Turkey

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To his advantage, the majority of the cities between Ancyra and Issus were quite unhappy with their subjugation under Persian rule and viewed Alexander's cause favorably.
As noted, this review will concentrate on central Anatolia and Ancyra, to establish the overall accuracy and usefulness of the book, and thus we turn to Mullen's entry for the Dioecesis of Pontica (114-132).
Here I discuss the Apostolic Constitutions, Gregory of Elvira, and Nilus of Ancyra.
Spiritual kinship--the rhetorical underpinnings of early Christian communities was no longer sufficient to shield ascetics from scrutiny, as the early fourth-century Council of Ancyra explicitly ruled: "We prohibit those virgins, who live together with men as if they were their brothers, from doing so.
18 of the Council of Ancyra in 314), see Peter Norton, Episcopal Elections 250-600: Hierarchy and Popular Will in Late Antiquity (New York: Oxford University, 2007) 28.
Hilary of Poitiers and Basil of Ancyra were unlikely companions.
A potential source for Hilary's emphasis on the natural quality of the names "Father" and "Son" is Basil of Ancyra.
Both his own episcopal jurisdiction as a metropolitan bishop and the evolution of ecclesiastical administration during the preceding century diminished the role of the laity and clergy while enhancing the role of bishops in selecting new members of the steadily expanding episcopacy, specifically enhanced by the Council of Ancyra in 314 and, of course, the defining influence of the Council of Nicaea through Canons 4 and 6 (77).
It is very difficult to explain the seemingly paradoxical fact that this word, along with the explanation given by Constantine, was accepted by the "Arian" Eusebius, whereas it has left no traces at all in the works of his opponents, the leaders of the anti-Arian party such as Alexander of Alexandria, Ossius of Cordova, Marcellus of Ancyra, and Eustathius of Antioch, who are usually considered Constantine's theological advisers and the strongest supporters of the council.
Others texts were discovered to have been disguised and passed on under the name of venerable figures like Nilus of Ancyra.
Contra Marcellum: Marcellus of Ancyra and Fourth-Century Theology.
Although he was not a major figure in the fourth century, Marcellus of Ancyra became well known, and even notorious in the 50 years following the Council of Nicaea because of the mostly negative reaction to his teaching.
Chapter 3 considers works of Basil of Ancyra, Gregory of Nyssa, Jerome, and John Cassian, as evidence of the continuity between (non-Christian) Greco-Roman physiological discourse and emergent fourth-century Christian theories and practices of fasting and the control of sexual desire.
By the time she discusses Basil of Ancyra, Gregory of Nyssa, Jerome, and John Cassian's views of ascetical fasting, her reader understands the continuity of their teachings with the reigning medical and philosophical assumptions of their day.