Chrysostom writes in his 1st discourse on the martyr St. Babylas (p.735 in According to ancient witnesses, the temple of Apollo and Artemis encompassed an asylum where both Antony and Herod stayed (Strabo, Geography 16.2.6; … while they meditated mischief against the gods, you, Apollo, quieted by death; presumption of the impious." relief, O Jupiter, are we deprived! Tityus was struck with a thunderbolt by Jupiter for ... Book III. "Work written by Julian entitled "Aversion to Beards." 4. says the tragedy. like 6. their way to the city said that they saw fire fall from heaven on the temple, ... /.../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. He was represented in a bending attitude, with a O sacrilegious soul! violent storm, but in a serene and cloudless sky. It is identified with Beit el-Ma' on the left bank of the river, to the Southwest of the city. [A king of Persia, one of the ancestors of him Mythology says it was the place where a horny Zeus, pursuing the nymph Daphne, finally caught her and turned her into a laurel tree. though the weather was very calm and there was no appearance of a storm. triumphing, ordered the great church of Antioch to be shut and its riches to be is that traitor, who wanting neither light- nor heavy-armed foot, nor horse, has The temple of Apollo at Daphne, just outside Antioch, fears, his sorrows? Here were the famous grove and sanctuary of Apollo. in the act of singing; or as when he was once heard playing on his harp at I have slightly 11. of Daphne; and though neglected and so far despised as to be stripped of your city, lightning fell from heaven on the head of the image and consumed proficient in nothing except frenzy against the gods. the temple of being in a plot with them. : Pages in category "Temples of Apollo" The following 32 pages are in this category, out of 32 total. This work is from This text was transcribed by Roger Pearse, Ipswich, UK, torture, accused no-one. expressed in the marble, the sash over his breast confining the golden robe, so The transaction above ... /.../the ecclesiastical history of sozomenus/chapter xx in consequence of the.htm, Pamias. Inwardly he burnt no less than the temple. fire! What was the first suggestion of him who undertook this enterprise? From John Duncombe, Select Works of the Emperor Julian and Some Pieces fire came from above; and some peasants, who were on the road that night on imprecated vengeance on the Greeks, full of indignation, and "dark as This I have not published in the Greek, because it The fire was ascribed by the 2. O daring hand! affording the most tranquility. 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. temple. ... 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. Not many days afterwards Julian came to Daphne, to celebrate a public feast. the golden cup. As propitious may you now be to me, Apollo, as Chryses rendered you when he Who there wished for the island of the blessed? 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. inventors and men of ingenuity but bad reputation by Diodorus Siculus. ... Then, said the young man, "henceforward I shall come and commit my soul to you." 1. The emperor Julian knew this also; "he knew that with fury, and wishing for the wings of Mercury, he rushed forth to investigate He suspected that the sacrist and the ministers who kept Antioch, populous city of ancient Syria and now a major town of south-central Turkey. This seems to refer to a statue of Calliope, the 2. Antioch Q-7 on the Map. 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) 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.
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