Ruins at Laodicea on the Lycus

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Edgar Serrano
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published on 14 July 2020
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Laodicea, in Phrygia (Turkey), was a Hellenistic Period and Roman city which was abandoned after a severe earthquake that damaged its waterways. Later, groups of Sassanids and then Arabs repeatedly plundered the city. Following its abandonment, the city became a stone and lime quarry.

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Edgar Serrano
Born in Cali, Colombia, currently living in Houston, TX. Studied at Colorado Christian University, Dallas Seminary and Capital Seminary & Graduate School in Lancaster, PA. Christian pastor and college professor in the areas of Bible and Theology.

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Serrano, E. (2020, July 14). Ruins at Laodicea on the Lycus. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/12468/ruins-at-laodicea-on-the-lycus/

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Serrano, Edgar. "Ruins at Laodicea on the Lycus." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified July 14, 2020. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/12468/ruins-at-laodicea-on-the-lycus/.

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Serrano, Edgar. "Ruins at Laodicea on the Lycus." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 14 Jul 2020. Web. 20 Apr 2024.

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