Definition of Antiochea, Antiochia
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LNS
Antiochēa, Antiochēae
(Antiochīa, Antiochīae)
Antiochea, Antiochia
Ἀντιόχεια
noun (f., 1st declension)
  1. Antioch
  2. The name of several cities
  3. The most distinguished is that founded by Seleucus Nicator, and named after his father Antiochus
  4. the chief town of Syria, on the Orontes
  5. Antakia
  6. A town in Caria, on the Maeander
Abbreviations
Antiochēa or Antiochīa (like Alexandrēa, Alexandrīa, q. v.; cf. Prisc. p. 588 P., and Ochsn. Eclog. 143), ae, f., = Ἀντιόχεια, Antioch. The name of several cities. The most distinguished is that founded by Seleucus Nicator, and named after his father Antiochus; the chief town of Syria, on the Orontes, now Antakia, Just. 15, 4; Cic. Arch. 3, 4; cf. Mann. Syr. 363.

— A town in Caria, on the Maeander; also called ΙΙυθόπολις, Liv. 38, 13; Plin. 5, 29, 29, § 108.

— In Mesopotamia, afterwards called Edessa, Plin. 5, 24, 21, § 86.

— In Mygdonia (Mesopotamia), Ἀντιόχεια ὴ Μυγδονική, now Nisibin, Plin. 6, 13, 16, § 42.

— In Macedonia; its inhabitants, Antiochienses, Plin. 4, 10, 17, § 35.

— The province of Syria, in which Antiochia, on the Orontes, was situated, Plin. 5, 12, 13, § 66; Mel. 1, 11, 12.
 
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