). The name of several Greek cities in Asia,
called after the mother of Seleucus I., Nicator, and other Syrian princesses of this name.
Laodicēa ad Lycum, a city of Phrygia, near the river
Lycus , a tributary of the Maeander, founded by Antiochus II. Theos. It be
Copper Coin (medallion) of Laodicea, with Head of Commodus.
came one of the most prosperous cities in Asia Minor, and was the seat of a
flourishing Christian church as early as the apostolic age.
Laodicēa Catacecaumĕné or Combusta—i. e. the burned; the reason of which epithet is
doubtful. A city of Lycaonia, north of Iconium.
Laodicēa ad Maré, a city on the coast of
Syria, about fifty miles south of Antioch, built by Seleucus I., and had the best harbour in
Laodicēa ad Libănum, a city of
Coelé-Syria, at the north entrance to the narrow valley, between Libanus and