Cappadocia

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an ancient country is eastern Asia Minor

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Sheldon-Williams, "The Greek Christian Platonist Tradition from the Cappadocians to Maximus and Eriugena," The Cambridge History of Later Greek and Early Medieval Philosophy, ed.
As presumably the only Cappadocian in the audience for that first-night showing in London last week, I realize that I will have viewed "Winter Sleep" in a rather different way than the rest of the audience.
1) Cappadocian theologian Gregory of Nazianz here summarizes the challenge, still valid today, in his homily on the Holy Spirit, which was probably held for the ecumenical council in Constantinople.
Victor, and the patristic writers (11) (especially the Cappadocians (12)).
26) Thereafter, in literary sources the classis Pontica resurfaces only when Flavius Arrianus, the Cappadocian governor c.
Wilde marks characters according to their origin in the "persons of the play": Herod Antipas (Tetrarch of Judaea), The Young Syrian (Captain of the Guard), Tigellinus (A Young Roman), A Cappadocian, A Nubian, Jews, Nazarenes, etc.
Architects of Piety: The Cappadocian Fathers and the Cult of the Martyrs.
The Adaptation of Cappadocian Natural Forms in Lustre Glazed Ceramic Works", Hacettepe University, Social Sciences Institute, Proficiency of Arts Thesis, Ankara, 2004.
Ortahisar means "middle castle," and as its name implies, it is central among the Cappadocian towns of Goreme, Urgup, Uchisar and Nevsehir, and only a few kilometers from the Goreme Open Air Museum.
It has been demonstrated by Ekkehard Muhlenberg that the first Christian author who applies 'infinity' in the strict sense of the word, and not in negative but in exactly essential terms, for the designation of the God is Gregory of Nyssa, one of the three Cappadocian Fathers acting in the second half of the 4th century (Muhlenberg 1966, Sweeney 1992:473-504, Carabine 1995:223-258).
Surely there is a much stronger case for having him as a national hero and saint than the obscure Cappadocian, Saint George.
Zinc contents plot (Figure 3) 43 artefacts are located towards the low end of the diagram; these relate to Cappadocian sources (cf.
In the fourth century, a famine struck the Cappadocian region in Asia Minor, and leaders such as Basil of Caesarea and Gregory of Nyssa sought a Christian response to the tragedy.
The son of Cappadocian parents who had been captured in a barbarian raid and carried off, he had been raised amongst those barbarians, the Goths, who lived beyond the Danube River.
I am first and foremost British and I have certainly never had much time for the Cappadocian St George.