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Cappadocia

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is called in Hebrew Caphtor. Cappadocia joined Galatia on the east, and is mentioned in Acts 2:9 . and by St. Peter, who addresses his First Epistle to the dispersed throughout Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Bithynia, and Asia. The people of this country were formerly infamous for their vices; but after the promulgation of Christianity, it produced many great and worthy men: among these may be reckoned Gregory Nazianzen, Gregory Nyssen, and St. Basil, commonly styled the Great.


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Watson, Richard. Entry for 'Cappadocia'. Richard Watson's Biblical & Theological Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/wtd/c/cappadocia.html. 1831-2.

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