What does the name Antioch mean? Find out below.
From Ancient Greek á¼ˆÎ½Ï„Î¹ÏŒÏ‡ÎµÎ¹Î± (AntiÃ³kheia), from á¼ˆÎ½Ï„Î¯Î¿Ï‡Î¿Ï‚ (AntÃokhos). This was the given name of the Macedonian father of Seleucus I Nicator, the founder of the Seleucid Empire. Subsequently the name was borne by various kings of the Seleucid dynasty and numerous cities in their domain are named after these personages. Compare also Laodicea, Apamea and Seleucia.
Ignatius of Antioch was a saint. He holds the title Bishop, martyr, and Church Father. Ignatius was born in 35 in Roman Syria. He passed away in 108.
Bohemond I of Antioch was a noble. He passed away on March 3rd, 1111.
Saint Margaret of Antioch was a saint. She holds the title Virgin-Martyr and Vanquisher of Demons. Saint was born in 289 in Antioch of Pisidia. She died in 304.
Saint Theophilus of Antioch was a saint. He holds the title ApologistandPatriarch of Antioch. He breathed his last breath in 181.
Constance of Antioch is royalty. She was most prominent from 1131 to 1160.
Bohemond II of Antioch is royalty.