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Cappadocia, Cappadocians

Cappadocia, Cappadocians

(province of good horses ), ( Acts 2:3 ; 1 Peter 1:1 ) the largest province in ancient Asia Minor. Cappadocia is an elevated table-land intersected by mountain chains. It seems always to have been deficient in wood, but it was a good grain country, and particularly famous for grazing. Its Roman metropolis was Caesarea. The native Cappadocians seem to have originally belonged to the Syrian stock.


Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Cappadocia, Cappadocians'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.