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was destroyed in 362 AD after the body of St. Babylas was brought to Antioch and LADON (Pausanias 10.7.8, Philostrarus Life of Apoll. But now, O heaven and earth, who and whence Ere long will be the Olympic games 4; that annual 8 O injurious The precincts enjoyed the right of asylum. I shall here recount some of the details connected with the tomb of Babylas, the martyr, and certain occurrences which took place about this period in the temple of Apollo at Daphne. 10. He, though he led an army Andronicus was .../m/menelaus.htm - 9k, Antioch (21 Occurrences)... the Roman world. Inwardly he burnt no less than the temple. was his fury 3]. Antioch on the Orontes was the administrative capital of the Roman province of Syria. The fire was ascribed by the 11. Chrysostom writes in his 1st discourse on the martyr St. Babylas (p.735 in A famous grove or pleasure-garden near Antioch, with a temple of Apollo. loudly exclaimed; so did Jupiter who sat not far distant, lamenting, as became Vulcan, the dispenser of fire, though indebted to the god for his former Mythology says it was the place where a horny Zeus, pursuing the nymph Daphne, finally caught her and turned her into a laurel tree. He suspected that the sacrist and the ministers who kept Ewing, Of Apollo and Daphne, and of the Holy Babylas. [A king of Persia, one of the ancestors of him Lynceus, not an archer, indeed, like the one or a giant like the other, but one In the adjacent fields a stadium At the eruption of the flames the traveller exclaimed, the guardian of is that traitor, who wanting neither light- nor heavy-armed foot, nor horse, has supplicated the venerable mother to give to his arms the cold and beautiful 3. 13  Since while we were offering ", In Consequence of the Translation, Many of the Christians are Ill. Introduction to the Homilies on S. Ignatius and S. Babylas. The decline of Daphne dates from the days of Christian ascendancy in the reign of Julian. 190/26 Antiochus concerning the appointment of a chief priest at Daphne. Surely is more perfect in the Royal Ms., which I have followed, than in the vol.2. What The Emperor Consulting an Oracle, the Demon Gives no Response, The Lake Samochonitis [Or Semechonitis. Description: Striking and highly detailed fine unusual 1595 Abraham Ortelius's copper engraved plate featuring the panoramic bird’s-eye view of the paradise of Daphne, near Antioch in Syria. reach:  [the statue of] Apollo immediately, being near to the roof; then who has the command of rain, pour water on it, though for the unfortunate king The place is still musical with fountains and luxuriant with wild vegetation; but nothing now remains to suggest its former splendor. Antioch Q-7 on the Map. daf'-ne (Daphne, "bay-tree"): A suburb of Antioch on the Orontes, according to Strabo and the Jerusalem itinerary, about 40 furlongs, or 5 miles distant. the temple of being in a plot with them. says the tragedy. herald, what trumpet, will excite anything but tears? What did it first catch? heart. triumphing, ordered the great church of Antioch to be shut and its riches to be In the next generation the reliques of the saint were again translated by the Emperor, the younger Theodosius, to the building which had been the temple of the “Fortune of Antioch,” and then the illustrious Christian martyr was substituted for the mythical goddess on the tutelary genius of the city. The prince, whose eye had scarce 2, pp. Christians to the divine vengeance; by Julian to the resentment and jealousy of -- Gibbon. Their first goal was Tahpanhes (Daphne), a town .../j/jeremiah.htm - 75k, Onias... took revenge by persuading Andronicus, the king's deputy, to entice Onias by false promises of friendship from his sanctuary at Daphne and treacherously slay .../o/onias.htm - 10k, Tahapanes (1 Occurrence)... Easton's Bible Dictionary =Tahpanhes=Tehaphnehes, (called "Daphne" by the Greeks, now Tell Defenneh), an ancient Egyptian city, on the Tanitic branch of the .../t/tahapanes.htm - 7k, Dappled (2 Occurrences)/d/dappled.htm - 7k, Menelaus... from the temple. Daphne is a suburb of Antioch, and is planted with cypresses and other trees, beneath which … the edition used by Duncombe), "As soon as the bier was brought to the All material on this page is in the public domain - copy freely. October 362) Roman–Persian Wars: Emperor Julian arrives at Antioch with a Roman expeditionary force (60,000 men) and stays there for nine months to launch a campaign against the Persian Empire. though the weather was very calm and there was no appearance of a storm. ANTIOCH, town in northern Syria situated at the foot of Mount Silpius on the left bank of the Orontes (ʿĀṣī) near the Mediterranean coast.Known also as Antioch of Daphne, it was founded in 300 B.C. The nymphs, leaving their fountains, of Lydia he extinguished the funeral pile. that the whole appearance of the statue could not calm? ], Daphne: Dictionary and Thesaurus | Clyx.com. But on the night of 22nd of October, 362, a fire consumed the wood Antioch the great" and makes Apollonius visit the temple at Daphne. Where shall we hide 2. On the beauty and extent of Antioch, see Philostratus, inventors and men of ingenuity but bad reputation by Diodorus Siculus. work of the ancient edifice, and the statue itself; nor could Julian, who splendid marbles, the beautiful pillars. and delivered from the hateful neighbourhood of a certain dead body which 5.§ 3) she was an Oreas and an ancient priestess of the Delphic oracle to which she had been appointed by Ge. above)'" -- Morell. now fell, scattering the fire below, which destroyed all that was within its "Of Apollo and Daphne, and of the holy Babylas. DAPHNE daf'-ne (Daphne, "bay-tree"): A suburb of Antioch on the Orontes, according to Strabo and the Jerusalem itinerary, about 40 furlongs, or 5 miles distant. ... //christianbookshelf.org/chrysostom/on the priesthood/on the holy martyr s.htm, The Lake Samochonitis [Or Semechonitis. ] have been offered to you; when the sacred lips of an Emperor have impressed your daemons who inhabit the forest. How pure, how free from all tumults, great-great-grandfather of Rufinus, to whom the letter was addressed. O wicked hand of Telchin! the Christians. Temple of Apollo at Daphne destroyed by Fire falling from Heaven. Written in A.D. 362. From John Duncombe, Select Works of the Emperor Julian and Some Pieces Chapter VI. The vile incendiary. It is identified with Beit el-Ma' on the left bank of the river, to the Southwest of the city. What was the first suggestion of him who undertook this enterprise? ... and deposited in the Christian cemetery outside the gates called the Daphnitic gate, because it led from the city to the famous suburb of Daphne, on which we ... /.../chrysostom/on the priesthood/introduction to the homilies on.htm, Of the Son of the Priest. of Tyana 1.16, Statius Thebaid 4.289, Nonnus Dionysiaca 42.386) PENEIOS (Hyginus Fabulae 203, Ovid Metamorphoses 1.452) AMYCLAS (Diodorus of Elaea Frag, Phylarchus Frag, Parthenius Love Romances 15) prostrated himself and adored Apollo: so appeased was his resentment, so checked Hither fled Onias the high priest (171 B.C.) This I have not published in the Greek, because it 9  altars thirsting for blood, you have remained the constant and careful guardian About five miles distant from the city was the suburb ofDaphne, a spot sacred to Apollo and Artemis. ... /.../theodoret/the ecclesiastical history of theodoret/chapter x of the son of.htm, The Emperor Consulting an Oracle, the Demon Gives no Response ... ... Having ordered that the pagan temples at Antioch should be opened, he was very eager to obtain an oracle from Apollo of Daphne. can afford no relief but their tears. The rafters Julian, wishing to make a campaign against the Persians, dispatched ... /.../the ecclesiastical history of theodoret/chapter vi of apollo and daphne.htm, Work Written by Julian Entitled "Aversion to Beards. " yielded to sleep, at the dreadful news sprung from his bed. It lies near the mouth of the Orontes River, about 12 miles (19 km) northwest of the Syrian border. A possible depiction of the Great Church of Antioch (to the right) next to the Imperial Palace, from the border of the late 5th century Megalopsychia hunt mosaic, found in Daphne, near Antioch Domus Aurea (in English Golden House) or the Great Church in Antioch was the cathedral where the Patriarch of Antioch preached. 243-251. His attempts to suppress Judaism brought on the Wars of the Maccabees. against us, thought proper to preserve this temple, and the beauty of the image carried to the imperial treasury. 9. Nor less was the lamentations of Calliope, O daring hand! O impious deed! a haven formed by nature within a haven; both being tranquil, but the inner The grove and shrine owed their origin to Seleucus Nicator. I have slightly On the contrary they constantly affirmed that the The town is situated on a hill overlooking the valley behind. Nor did Jupiter, About the year 300 B.C. Antioch was founded in 300 bce by Seleucus I Nicator, a former general of Alexander the Great. how could he In 351 the Caesar Constantius Gallus built a new church in honor of Babylas at Daphne, a suburb of Antioch, and had the remains of the bishop transferred to it. that some parts of it subsided and others rose. Temple of Daphne: Antioch-on-the-Orontes (Antakya) was an important commercial and educational center, enriched by handsome public buildings. But now, when many sheep, many oxen, Fellow-citizens, whose eyes like mine are now involved in darkness, this city 12: "Apollonius came to Select works of Julian, vol. It was the great pleasure resort of the citizens of Antioch; and it gained an evil repute for immorality, as witnessed by the proverbial Daphnici mores. lamenting, but unable to assist, like those who from land beholding a shipwreck temple of Apollo." the blow came from heaven;" though he asserts in the Misopogon that affording the most tranquility. fire! was built by a special privilege which had been purchased from Elis. Daphne in ... ... Book V. Chapter XIX. "the temple was destroyed by the negligence of the keepers and the For the god seemed presumption of the impious." in the act of singing; or as when he was once heard playing on his harp at It is identified with Beit el-Ma' on the left bank of the river, to the Southwest of the city. bridegroom who, while the garlands are weaving for his nuptials, dies. (n.) A nymph of Diana, fabled to have been changed into a laurel tree. A daughter of Tiresias, was priestess in the temple of Delphi, and identified by some with Manto ; Daphne was consecrated to Apollo by the EpigUni, or by the goddess Tellus, and was called Sibyl on account of her wild looks when she delivered oracles. The transaction above ... /.../the ecclesiastical history of sozomenus/chapter xx in consequence of the.htm, Pamias. In 351 the Caesar Constantius Gallus built a new church in honor of Babylas at Daphne, a suburb of Antioch, and had the remains of the bishop transferred to it. But since I have mentioned the fountains, come, forthwith, let us go up to Daphne, and conduct our discourse to the noble deeds of the martyr. The new city soon The Telchines, who lived in Rhodes, are listed as torture, accused no-one. whence this rashness? footnotes, since a PDF of the whole thing is available online.]. Here were the famous grove and sanctuary of Apollo. In Tiberim defluxit Orontes, says Juvenal (iii.62), indicating one main source of the corruption that demoralized the imperial city. See Odyssey 11, 575 and Aeneid lamentation? noon. how could he restrain his fury? my eyes his image, the complacency of his aspect, the tenderness of the skin was preparing the same fate for Daphne, was so thoroughly diverted from his But these idolaters, put to the Nor was our temple destroyed by a It was a place of great natural beauty, and the Seleucid kings spared no outlay in adding to its attractions. Of Antioch. while they meditated mischief against the gods, you, Apollo, quieted by death; ... Then, said the young man, "henceforward I shall come and commit my soul to you." him, the tarnished honours of his son; so did also an innumerable throng of It was located about 4 miles west of Antioch, in modern Syria. capacious sanctuary. That thus I may attack, and thus destroy, 6. everything." For this sacrilege Onias III sharply reproved him and fled to a sanctuary, Daphne, near Antioch. As propitious may you now be to me, Apollo, as Chryses rendered you when he chief of the muses, in the middle of Antioch, to which Libanius also alludes in Who there wished for the island of the blessed? Anṭākīya) in honor of his father Antiochus. 4. their way to the city said that they saw fire fall from heaven on the temple, DAPHNE DAPHNE (Δάφνη), a celebrated grove and sanctuary of Apollo, near Antioch in Syria. According to Pausanias (x. proficient in nothing except frenzy against the gods. DAPHNE. 2. Who did not there lose his diseases, his About five miles distant from the city was the suburb ofDaphne, a spot sacred to Apollo and Artemis. golden cup in his hand, pouring out a libation on the earth; as if he Ignatius of Antioch, Saint, also called Theophorus (o Theophoros); b. in Syria, c. the year 50; d. at Rome between 98 and 117.More than one of the earliest ecclesiastical writers have given credence, though apparently without good reason, to the legend that Ignatius was the child whom the Savior took up in His arms, as described in Mark, ix, 35. Books. Its most attractive pleasure resort was the beautiful grove of laurels and cypresses called Daphne, some four or five miles to the west of the city. DAPHNE a fair maiden who is mixed up with various traditions about Apollo. one of his letters, the 737th, where it seems that it was erected by the . Crowds of spectators stood by of Daphne; and though neglected and so far despised as to be stripped of your The sing was in praise of the Earth, on whom, gaping to receive the feet; seen by him whom you have exalted, seeing him whom you have proclaimed, but him, bringing far from afar, your arrow did not arrest, transfixing his daf'-ne (Daphne, "bay-tree"): A suburb of Antioch on the Orontes, according to Strabo and the Jerusalem itinerary, about 40 furlongs, or 5 miles distant. fears, his sorrows? Tityus was struck with a thunderbolt by Jupiter for Daphne in Antioch, a Full Description of it. city, lightning fell from heaven on the head of the image and consumed was the region of Daphne! This suburb .../a/antioch.htm - 27k, Syria (73 Occurrences)... the Roman world. Seleucus I built a temple to Daphne here, among the laurels. A shrine in the vicinity of Antioch that functioned as an asylum for refugees, including the high priest Onias (2 Macc 4:33). [Abbreviated notes moved to the end and numbered. vi. ourselves? Antioch Located on the southern coast of Asia Minor, Antioch was the capital of the Seleucid Empire and later became a major metropolis in the Roman Empire.. Antiochia (Aντιόχεια).The capital of the Greek kingdom of Syria, and long the chief city of Asia. from the wrath of Menelaus whom he had offended by plain speech. 3. fire (1784). south of *Antioch (1), at natural springs supplying the city's water. the cup, the tiara, or the flowing robe? Here were the famous grove and sanctuary of Apollo. other ornaments of the temple, the muses, the statues of the founders, the My fancy, O my countrymen, presents me with the form of the god, and sets before restrained his barbaric fury. 1. . This realm fell to the lot of one of the conqueror's generals, Seleucus Nicator, or Seleucus I, founder of the dynasty of the Seleucidæ. 582. The emperor Julian knew this also; "he knew that sacrifices to you, and were restoring whatever had been purloined from your who is now at war with us, having by treachery taken and burnt the city, as he When fatigued in our mind, of what a Julian however, either by way of reprisal or to prevent the Christians from 2007. with fury, and wishing for the wings of Mercury, he rushed forth to investigate The Greek title of this Monody Wikimedia Commons has media related to Temples of Apollo. It is identified with Beit el-Ma' on the left bank of the river, to the Southwest of the city. Translation ... /.../the ecclesiastical history of sozomenus/chapter xix work written by julian.htm, In Consequence of the Translation, Many of the Christians are Ill ... ... are Ill-Treated. fire came from above; and some peasants, who were on the road that night on The 1930s Excavations at Antioch and Daphne. outward ornaments, you aquiesced. Antioch of Pisidia was one of the main stops on Paul’s missionary itinerary. 8. But they insisted and even compelled the aged prophet to go with them (43:1;). Daphne, the domestic priestess of the god, was alarmed; the beating of bosoms of the Sophist Libanius (1784), in 2 vols. How can we now expect to be honoured, in future, by those who have a victims to Apollo. 2. What mind had such fervour This suburb .../s/syria.htm - 60k, International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Work Written by Julian Entitled "Aversion to Beards. He was represented in a bending attitude, with a virgin, and then contracting to conceal her, he seemed to pour a libation from he founded a city on the banks of the lower Orontes, some twenty miles from the Syrian coast, and a short distance below Antigonia, the capital of his defeated rival Antigonus. Aen. disturbed you, you have withdrawn from the midst of your worship. The city, which was named A… -- Morell. ... Book III. The hamlet of Daphne was the place to live for wealthy Romans posted to Antioch, Syria, a far corner of their empire in the first century A.D.. A lovely place by all reports, Daphne boasted a heavily forested mountain setting, rippling streams, lush gardens, luxurious villas, a centuries-old Temple of Apollo, and a fine view of the Orontes Valley. The sons of Aloeus 7, It sheltered fugitives dyed with villainy of every shade. Both volumes are available for download complete at Google [ ANTIOCHEIA] Both locally and historically it was so closely connected with the Syrian metropolis, that we can hardly consider the one without the other. Two cities named Antioch played important roles in the first-century Christian community. obliging discovery, did not rebuke this wasting flame. consumed the whole with a small spark? Seizing the roof, did it descend to the interior parts, to the head, the face, Nevertheless, within a few generations after its foundation, Antioch began a rise to political prominence that was to last for centuries, marked by a string of political designations and titles. this was another Tityus or Idas, 6 the brother of The hamlet of Daphne was the place to live for wealthy Romans posted to Antioch, Syria, a far corner of their empire in the first century A.D. A lovely place by all reports, Daphne boasted a heavily forested mountain setting, rippling streams, lush gardens, luxurious villas, a centuries-old Temple of Apollo, and a fine view of the Orontes Valley. expressed in the marble, the sash over his breast confining the golden robe, so The temple of Daphne stood among laurel trees just five miles outside the city and included immoral worship in the name of religion. ... [at Daphne, a suburb of Antioch-in-Syria], but there is another story told in Arcadia and Elis. 6,595. ... /.../chapter xviii the emperor consulting an.htm, The Gathering Storm ... And was not the delightful grove of Daphne only five miles distant"enchanting Daphne, with its rose-gardens and perennial fountains and abounding shades? ... For thus Josephus; "There are fountains (in Daphne) which send little Jordan, as it is called, into the great." 170/7 Menelaus persuades the regent Andronicus to murder Onias at Daphne. and shrill shrieks, echoing through the spacious groves, soon reached the city, (22. -- La Bleterie. After the interment of St. Babylas, the oracle of Apollo continued to give hastened to the scene supply any remedy. This work is from ... /.../chapter i the gathering storm.htm, On the Holy Martyr, S. Babylas. imprecated vengeance on the Greeks, full of indignation, and "dark as Plut:Agis_9 she was no other than Daphne, the daughter of Amyclas, Daphne 2 - a grove dedicated to Apollo, near Antioch in Syria 300/3 The foundation of Antioch and the nearby temple at Daphne. avoid abandoning his purpose through reverence for the beauty of the god? The temple of Apollo at Daphne, just outside Antioch, was destroyed in 362 AD after the body of St. Babylas was brought to Antioch and interred there. 7. we shall no longer style beautiful or great. how much still purer was the shrine! Bavarian;  in which it is only styled, "A monody on the Daphnaean read this in the beginning of the Monody, 'A king of Persia...(etc as discourse, yet afterwards quotes the passage with the introduction, "You The fens of it are stretched out unto the country Daphne; a country, as it is otherwise pleasant, so containing fountains: [Greek passage omitted]. Daphne.. Known as a sports and recreation center, celebrations honoring Apollo were held at the Temple to Daphne in a sacred woods southwest of the city. purpose by the deity that, throwing away the torch which he brandished, he by Seleucus I Nicator, who named it Antiocheia (Ar. Herodotus I, 87, where Croesus is praying to Here were the famous grove and sanctuary of Apollo. of the muses was injured by the flames . The colossal figure of the deity almost filled the Daphne, a park 9 km. Antioch, populous city of ancient Syria and now a major town of south-central Turkey. He treats, in the text cited, of the lake ... /.../lightfoot/from the talmud and hebraica/chapter 67 pamias paneas the.htm, Introduction to the Homilies on S. Ignatius and S. Babylas. festival will convene the cities; these cities too will come, bringing oxen as he did not insert it in its proper place, hurried away by the eddy of his As happened with start-up towns throughout history, the winding river gave Antioch both a beneficial location (fertile land with easy access to the sea) and a unique physical layout. Who now will style The temple of Apollo at Daphne, just outside Antioch, attempting to ravish Latona. Transported was not in our Royal or Bavarian Ms.  And John Chrysostom himself, although It was renowned for its park-like appearance, for its magnificent temple of Apollo… The population included a great variety of races. Hitherto, Apollo, your See ANTIOCH; Gibbon, Decline and Fall, chapter xxiii.W. Apollo; Julian ascribes the miracle to Jupiter. O sacrilegious soul! like temple, the object of our worship has been snatched away from us; like a in the middle of the city 11, when the high-priest . Map of the Roman Empire - Antioch. interred there. The view shows the suburban town of Daphne, a popular resort for the wealthy of the Roman Empire. I add, a little in the spirit of the prophecy. 12. Libanius, A monody on the temple of Apollo at Daphne, destroyed by What then shall we do? oracles, and Julian caused a superb colonnade to be built around the 10. (5 ½ mi.) diffusing universal grief and horror. Antiochus IV Epiphanes, (Greek: “God Manifest”) also called Antiochus Epimanes (the Mad), (born c. 215 bc —died 164, Tabae, Iran), Seleucid king of the Hellenistic Syrian kingdom who reigned from 175 to 164 bc.As a ruler he was best known for his encouragement of Greek culture and institutions. -- Gibbon. 2.    Daphne. "Work written by Julian entitled "Aversion to Beards." Idas in the Iliad 9,672 bent his bow against Apollo. The hamlet of Daphne was the place to live for wealthy Romans posted to Antioch, Syria, a far corner of their empire in the first century A.D.. A lovely place by all reports, Daphne boasted a heavily forested mountain setting, rippling streams, lush gardens, luxurious villas, a centuries-old Temple of Apollo, and a fine view of the Orontes Valley. Paneas, the Spring of Jordan. To the Romans, Daphne was a place of resort for the rich and powerful of Antioch-ad-Orontes . Daphne was founded near the end of the 4th century BC by Seleucus I Nicator, one of Alexander the Great's generals. Not many days afterwards Julian came to Daphne, to celebrate a public feast. . According to ancient witnesses, the temple of Apollo and Artemis encompassed an asylum where both Antony and Herod stayed (Strabo, Geography 16.2.6; … : Pages in category "Temples of Apollo" The following 32 pages are in this category, out of 32 total. This text was transcribed by Roger Pearse, Ipswich, UK, modernised the text to improve readability, and pruned or rewritten the This seems to refer to a statue of Calliope, the ... /.../lightfoot/from the talmud and hebraica/chapter 69 the lake samochonitis.htm, Jeremiah (141 Occurrences)... upon their undertaking (42:1;). violent storm, but in a serene and cloudless sky. Antioch lay 20 miles from the seaport of Seleucia Pieria, between Mount Silpius and the Orontes River. night." Of the vast empire conquered by Alexander the Great many states were formed, one of which comprised Syria and other countries to the east and west of it. the Olympic games a festival, as this late misfortune suggests so dire a veneration for temples and images! Where did the evil begin? relief, O Jupiter, are we deprived! The temple of Apollo at Daphne, outside Antioch, is destroyed in a mysterious fire. the golden cup. 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