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Antioch, among the oldest of Christian centers, was a powerful metropolitan see and an important place of learning in the 3rd and 4th centuries CE. Its bishops were some of the most influential, and the councils that took place in the city regularly gathered clerics from across the province of Syria and farther afield in the easte…

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Stephens, Christopher W.B., “Antioch”, in: Brill Encyclopedia of Early Christianity Online, General Editor David G. Hunter, Paul J.J. van Geest, Bert Jan Lietaert Peerbolte. Consulted online on 17 September 2019 <>
First published online: 2019

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