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Definition of the noun galatia

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  1. an ancient country in central Asia Minor


  1. Galatia: Ancient Galatia was an area in the highlands of central Anatolia in modern Turkey. Galatia was named for the immigrant Gauls from Thrace, who settled here and became its ruling caste in the 3rd century BC, following the Gallic invasion of the Balkans in 279 BC. It has been called the "Gallia" of the East, Roman writers calling its inhabitants Galli.
  2. Galatia is a village in Saline County, Illinois, in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the village population was 933.
  3. Galatia was the name of a province of the Roman Empire in Anatolia. It was established by the first emperor, Augustus, in 25 BC, covering most of formerly independent Celtic Galatia, with its capital at Ancyra.
  4. Galatia is a city in Barton County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 39.

There are other places with in their name, like Galatia Township.


"Galatia" is a published work, written work.

Phrases with Galatia

  1. Melete Galatia
  2. Arethusana Galatia
  3. Rhabdomantis Galatia
  4. Species Melete Galatia
  5. Species Arethusana Galatia

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Google previewThe Church School Journal (1910)

Th0 Galctinn Church: Galatia is the Greek name given to a Roman province of wide extent in the center of Asia Minor. Paul, on the first and second journeys, had founded and strengthened several churches which became instrumental in the ...

Google previewFeasting on the Word: Year C, Volume 3 (2010)

Pentecost and Season after Pentecost 1 (Propers 3-16) by David L. Bartlett, Barbara Brown Taylor

But Paul's letter to Galatia is a reminder that being a Christian is not about allegiance to religious parties. For Paul, faith recenters the mind, the heart, and the spirit so that one operates out of intimacy with Christ. Through this indwelling we ...

Google previewHelp My Unbelief (2004)

by Rutledge

The first thing you need to know about this letrer from Paul to the congregation in Galatia is that it's a dispatch from the field of bartle. Paul undersrands himself to have been directly commissioned by Jesus to be the commander of the gospel ...

Google previewCome and See: Acts and Letters (2008)

Acts, Romans, 1 and 2 Corinthians, Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, 1 and 2 Thessalonians, Philemon by Joseph Ponessa, Laurie Watson Manhardt

Galatia is a provincial, largely rural province inhabited by unschooled " barbarians" of Gallic descent who barely know Greek and without a large Jewish presence. Rome is a cosmopolitan community where the Gentile converts have had to ...

Google previewThe Land, the Seed and the Blessing (2014)

A Chronological Biblical Compendium by William T. Kump

Today Galatia is the central part of Turkey. In the more ancient days of Abraham and Moses it was occupied by the Hittites. There is some evidence that these Hittites began the iron age. About the time of Moses, early Greek tribes moved into ...

Google previewEaston's Bible Dictionary and King James Bible (2017)

by Matthew George Easton

Galatia. Easton's. Has been called the "Gallia" of the East e, Roman writers calling e its inhabitants Galli. They were an intermixture of Gauls and Greeks, and hence were called GalloGraeci, and the country GalloGraecia. The Galatians were in ...

Google previewCeltic Culture: Aberdeen breviary-celticism (2006)

by John T. Koch

Galatia. ยง1. INTRODUCTION The land in central Anatolia (ancient Asia Minor, present-day Asiatic Turkey including Ankara) east of the Halys river was settled by Gaulish invaders after 230 BC. The three major tribes, the Tolistobogii, ...

Google previewThe Temple Dictionary of the Bible (1910)

by John Ebenezer Honeyman Thomson

does not in itself prove that the churches addressed in the epistle were the churches of South Galatia, for the name of the province wd. of course be appropriate to churches in North ...

Google previewHastings' Dictionary of the Bible (2015)

by Hastings, James

Galatia was aclient state of Rome. At the beginning of that period itwas underthree rulers; from b.c.44it was underone only.Deiotarus, the greatest ofthe Galatian chiefs, receivedArmenia Minor from Pompeyin b.c. 64.Mark Antony ...

Google previewThe New Unger's Bible Dictionary (2009)

by Merrill F. Unger

Soon after Paul left Galatia, missionaries of the Judaizing party came and taught the necessity of circumcision for the higher grade of Christian services, declaring that the apostle did, in effect, preach circumcision (Gal. 5:11), thus casting doubt ...

Google previewThe Dictionary Of The Bible (1995)

by John L. Mckenzie

Galatia. The geographical and political name Galatia is used in two senses. In its first meaning it designates the plateau of central Anatolia between Pontus, Bithynia, and Lycaonia*. The name is derived from the Gauls who invaded Macedonia ...

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Galatia Meaning

Video shows what Galatia means. A region of ancient Asia Minor, in what is now central Turkey, a province of ancient Rome.. A village in Illinois.. A city in ...

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Scrabble value of G2A1L1A1T1I1A1

The value of this 7-letter word is 8 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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