Antioch On Orantes
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Antioch was the chief church of the Gentile Christians where they are first time called Christians. During the Roman centuries,
It was the third largest populated city of the antiquity. Referred as golden and beautiful Antioch, it was designed in the Hippodamic style, and was one of the unique cities having the city lighting. After the martyrdom of Saint Stephen, many Jerusalem Christians fled to Antioch. The first two journeys of Paul started and ended in there.
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