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  • Seleukeia —    Coastal city in Isauria (q.v.) in southeastern Asia Minor (q.v.). Its importance lay chiefly in its role as defender of the Isaurian coast from Arab (q.v.) raids. To this end, it became capital of the theme of Kibyrrhaiotai (qq.v.), then of a… …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

  • Thekla, Saint —    According to legend, St. Paul converted Thekla in Ikonion (q.v.), after which she preached and gained great fame as a worker of miracles. By the fourth century her shrine at Meriamlik, near Seleukeia, in Isauria (qq.v.), was already a major… …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

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