Antioch = 'driven against"
1) Capital of Syria, situated on the river Orontes, founded by
Seleucus Nicanor in 300 B.C. and named in honour of his
father, Antiochus. Many Greek-Jews lived there and it was here
that the followers of Christ were first called Christians.
2) A city in Pisidia on the borders Phrygia, founded by Seleucus
Nicanor. Under the Romans it became a "colonia" and was also