What Happened Antioch?

Antioch on the orontes (; historical greek: ἀντιόχεια ἡ ἐπὶ ὀρόντου, antiókheia hē epì oróntou; additionally syrian antioch)[note 1] was an historical greek metropolis[1] on the japanese facet of the orontes river.

Its ruins lie close to the present metropolis of antakya, turkey, to which the traditional metropolis lends its title.

Two routes from the mediterranean sea, mendacity by way of the orontes river gorge and the belen cross, converge within the plain of the antioch lake, now known as lake amik, and are met there by.

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