Category: Laodicea

1,900-year-old columns found underground in ancient city of Laodicea

Excavations in the Aegean province of Denizli’s ancient city of Laodicea have revealed 1,900-year-old huge columns seven meters underground. The columns were found in the area known as the northern agora, one of the oldest faith centers in Anatolia. The

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Laodicea Map

This is a map of ancient bible city Laodicea in Denizli, Turkey showing the location, geography and buildings. This is your ancient map guide and all the information you need. The map shows Laodicea’s location and ancient information such as the ancient attractions

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Laodicea travel information and travel guide

From Denizli to Laodicea It’s 19 km (12 miles) to travel between Denizli and Laodicea, a drive of 20 minutes. – By bus: In the city of Denizli it’s important to be aware that there is a main bus station called Denizli

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Council of Laodicea

The Council of Laodicea was a regional synod of approximately thirty clerics from Asia Minor that assembled about 363–364 AD in Laodicea, Phrygia Pacatiana.  Historical context The council took place soon after the conclusion of the war between the Roman

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The Church of Laodicea in book of Revelation (New Testament, Bible)

Laodicea receives passing mention in the epistle to the Colossians and is one of the Seven churches of Asia mentioned in the Book of Revelation. The Laodicean Church had probably been founded by the Colossian Epaphras, who shared the care of

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Laodicea on the lycus, Turkey

Laodicea ancient city, also know as Laodicea on the Lycus, Laodicea ad Lycum, Laodiceia or Laodikeia, was founded on 260 B.C. along the Lykos (Curuksu) River located at 6 km from the Denizli city center in Turkey. The city was originally called Diospolis,

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Laodicea has been added to the UNESCO World Heritage Temporary List

The largest ancient city of Denizli, Laodicea, has been added to the UNESCO World Heritage Temporary List. The head of the excavations, Professor Celal Şimşek said the ancient site had been waiting for this moment since March 2013. UNESCO has

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Laodicea excavations reveal Denizli symbol

During excavations at Laodicea ancient city in Turkey, excavation member Prof. Dr. Celal Şimşek has said that his team has found a relief of two fighting roosters, the symbol of Denizli. The excavations in the area started in 2003 and

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