Definition of Cappadocia in English:

Cappadocia

Line breaks: Cap¦pa|do¦cia
Pronunciation: /ˌkapəˈdəʊʃə
 
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An ancient region of central Asia Minor, between Lake Tuz and the Euphrates, north of Cilicia. It was an important centre of early Christianity.

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Cappadocian

adjective & noun
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  • It preserves the original Greek of many passages otherwise known only in Latin, and shows what the Cappadocians found valuable in his teaching.
  • The finest frieze shows a long line of dependent races paying tribute to the Persian king: the Ionians have brought balls of wool, the Cappadocians horses, the Parthians donkeys and jars.
  • Interestingly, their view of the Cappadocians was often coupled with that of the medieval theologian, Richard of St. Victor, and his distinctive ‘social Trinity.’

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