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Centuries-old church unearthed in Turkey
« on: May 22, 2011, 01:56:57 PM »
A church which dates to the early Fourth Century has been dug up by archaeologists in Leodicea, Turkey.

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The head of expedition, Celal Simsek thinks that the church was built in AD 313 after the edict of Milan.
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Re: Centuries-old church unearthed in Turkey
« Reply #1 on: May 22, 2011, 01:59:51 PM »
IIRC when I visited Turkey a couple years ago Laodicea was a Tell. Good to know they're developing the site.

Assuming I'm not confusing it with another site. :D

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Re: Centuries-old church unearthed in Turkey
« Reply #2 on: May 22, 2011, 02:01:09 PM »
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Leodicea

That named after Pope Leo?
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Re: Centuries-old church unearthed in Turkey
« Reply #3 on: May 22, 2011, 09:07:44 PM »
IIRC when I visited Turkey a couple years ago Laodicea was a Tell. Good to know they're developing the site.

Assuming I'm not confusing it with another site. :D
I was mistaken on the site. It isn't a tell.

Although I thought they'd already found a church.