Laodicea; also transliterated as Laodikeia or Laodiceia was a Hellenistic city in Mesopotamia. Pliny places Laodicea along with Seleucia and Artemita. Laodicea's precise location is unknown, but it is in modern-day Iraq.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
. Eight ancient cities bore this name; the chief, situated on the Lycus, in Phrygia, lay on the way between Ionia and the Euphrates; was a city of great commerce and wealth, the seat of schools of art, science, medicine, and philosophy, and of an early Christian bishopric; though the Church was stigmatised in the Revelation, two councils assembled here in A.D. 363 and 476, the former of which influenced the determination of the canon of both Testaments; the city, destroyed by the Mohammedan invasions, is now in ruins.
The numerical value of laodicea in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of laodicea in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Images & Illustrations of laodicea
Translations for laodicea
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
Get even more translations for laodicea »
Find a translation for the laodicea definition in other languages:
Select another language: