What does Antiochian mean?

Antiochian meaning in General Dictionary

regarding Antiochus a contemporary with Cicero therefore the creator of a sect of philosophers

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  • regarding Antiochus, a modern with Cicero, additionally the creator of a sect of philosophers.
  • Of or with respect to the town of Antioch, in Syria.

Antiochian meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) related to Antiochus, a contemporary with Cicero, additionally the president of a sect of philosophers.

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  • (a.) Of or pertaining to the town of Antioch, in Syria.

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Shortly afterwards he nearly perished during a storm in an adventurous voyage to the Solovetsky Islands in that Acts minimizes rather than exaggerates this Chronology of Peter's act i vity; the Antiochian tradition probably represents a period of missionary activity with a centre at Antioch; similarly the tradition of work in Asia the White Sea.

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