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Creators: T. Sinclair, P.-L. Gatier
Contributors: M. Ballance, R. Talbert, Johan Åhlfeldt, Jeffrey Becker, W. Röllig, Tom Elliott, H. Kopp, DARMC, Francis Deblauwe, R. Warner, Sean Gillies, B. Siewert-Mayer, Ryan Horne, Eric Kansa
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Last modified Apr 26, 2015 03:55 PM History
A city founded ca. 300 BC by Seleucus I Nicator, a successor of Alexander the Great. Antioch was a great trading center and numbered as one of the four cities of the Syrian tetrapolis. Justinian I renamed the city 'Theoupolis' in the sixth century AD.

urban area, settlement, amphitheatre, amphitheater

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 67 C4 Antiochia/Theoupolis

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Antakya

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Sinclair, T., P. Gatier. "Places: 658381 (Antiochia/Theoupolis)". Pleiades. <> [Accessed: June 30, 2016 6:58 pm]

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