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Galatia

Galatia (gəlā´shə) [Gr.,=Gaul], ancient territory of central Asia Minor, in present Turkey (around modern Ankara). It was so called from its inhabitants, the Gauls, who invaded from the west and conquered it in the 3d cent. BC The name applies to the Gallic territory that was originally composed of parts of Phrygia and Cappadocia. Attalus I checked (230 BC) the advance of the Gauls and reduced the size of Galatia. The region was subjected (189 BC) by the Romans. The name was also used for the Roman province, formed in 25 BC At first the Roman province was much larger than old Galatia, but it was reduced (AD 72) to a smaller scope.

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Galatia

Galatia an ancient region in central Asia Minor, settled by invading Gauls (the Galatians) in the 3rd century bc. It later became a protectorate of Rome and then (with some further territories) a province of the Roman Empire.
Epistle to the Galatians a book of the New Testament, an epistle of St Paul to the Church in Galatia.

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Galatia

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