Antioch turkey

been here... :)St Peter's Church, Antakya (Antioch), Hatay, Turkey by Graham Spicer, via Flickr

:)St Peter's Church, Antakya (Antioch), Hatay, Turkey by Graham…

Saint Paul preached there and Anthony and Cleopatra partied. In the ancient city of Antioch, near the border with Syria, Kevin Gould found a taste of Turkey with an Arabic accent

Time travel in ancient Antioch, Turkey

The Cave Church of St. Peter (also the Grotto of St. Turkish Sen Piyer Kilisesi) is an ancient cave church with a stone facade, located just outside Antioch (modern Antakya), Turkey.

The early history of the Church of Antioch is detailed in the Acts of the Apostles, where in Acts 11:26 the Apostle Luke records that it was in that city that the disciples of Christ were first called Christians.

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Ancient street in the ruins of Antioch, Turkey.

Ancient street in the ruins of Antioch, Turkey.

Cave Church of St. Peter - Antioch, Turkey

The cave church of St Peter in Antakya (Antioch) in Turkey. The Principality of Antioch, a Frankish state in what was then North Syria, was founded in 1098 by the armies of the First Crusade.

This cave is widely believed to have been dug by the Apostle Peter himself as a place for the early Christian community of Antioch to meet, and thus to be the very first Christian church.

Early Christian - Antioch Saints Peter and Paul Orthodox Church. Thought to be the first church in existence is a clear representation of early Christian interiors with its rock work and heavily arched architecture.

Pisidian Antioch - Turkey

Pisidian Antioch - Turkey

Roman engineering - Hatay, Turkey

question everything/ coffeeFIEND Roman engineering - Hatay, Turkey

Charonion - Antioch, Turkey

The Charonion, Antioch, Turkey B.) This ancient carved stone bust in the mountainside above Antioch, dates from the time of King Antiochus during the Seleucid era.

The priests, bishops, and deacons would enter through this very door to celebrate the Sacrament of Communion. Saint Peter was the Bishop, and there were various other disciples also.

The priests, bishops, and deacons would enter through this very door to celebrate the Sacrament of Communion. Once the early Christian City of Antioch, Syria. Also the birthplace of Saint Luke the evangelist.

the church of Antioch (Acts 11, 12, and 13), also called St. Peter's Church. Though founded by Peter, the Apostle Paul (Saul) also taught here for about a year. (Acts 11:25-26)

Facade of the Church of St Peter, originally built ca. 1100 by Crusaders and rebuilt in the century, near Antioch, Turkey. Composed of a cave carved into the mountainside of Mount Starius.

St. Peter's Cave Church- Antioch (Antakya)- the first Christian church ever!

Antioch, Turkey - Antioch Travel Guide Cave church is believed to have been dug by St Peter.

Antiochos I's funeral monument on Mount Nemrut: Adiyaman, Turkey

Antiochos I's funeral monument on Mount Nemrut: Adıyaman, Turkey

Titus' Tunnel, part of the ancient city of Seleucia in Pieria. Located in Antakya (Antioch), Turkey. Photo by we_like_it, via Flickr

Titus' Tunnel, part of the ancient city of Seleucia in Pieria. Located in Antakya (Antioch), Turkey. Photo by we_like_it, via Flickr

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