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Galata

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

(τὰ Γαλάτου, Γαλατα̑ς, etym. unclear), settlement occupying a promontory on the north side of the Golden Horn facing Constantinople. Originally called Sykai, by ca.425 it had become an...

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Galata

James MacKillop.

in A Dictionary of Celtic Mythology

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 29 words.

Gaulish princess described in Greek mythology. According to Diodorus Siculus (1st cent. bc) and others, Galata mated with Heracles

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Galata

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

Gaulish princess described in Greek mythology. According to Diodorus Siculus (1st cent. bc) and others, Galata mated with Heracles to produce the race of warlike mercenaries, the Galatians.

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<i>Expositio epistulae ad Galatas</i>

in The Oxford Guide to the Historical Reception of Augustine

January 2013; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Christianity. 2075 words.

Expositio epistulae ad Galatas is Aug.'s only complete, formal (as opposed to homiletic) commentary on any book of the Bible.

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GALATA, José, Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

January 2006; p ublished online November 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Biographical Studies. 28 words.

Spanish, 19th century, male.

Born in the 19th century, in Valencia.

Painter. Portraits.

José Galata is known for his portrait of King Alfonso XIII.

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Galata

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

(τὰ Γαλάτου, Γαλατα̑ς, etym. unclear), settlement occupying a promontory on the north side of the Golden Horn facing Constantinople. Originally called Sykai, by ca.425 it had become an...

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Galatas

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 22 words.

Greek: occupational name for a seller of milk, an agent noun from gala ‘milk’.

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Galata

Cyril Mango.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

January 1991; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 413 words.

(τὰ Γαλάτου, Γαλατα̑ς, etym. unclear), settlement occupying a promontory on the north side of the Golden Horn facing Constantinople. Originally

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<i>S. Hieronymi Presbyteri Opera</i>, Pars I: <i>Opera Exegetica</i>, 6: <i>Commentarii in Epistulam Pauli Apostoli ad Galatas.</i> Edited by G<span class="smallCaps">iacomo</span> R<span class="smallCaps">aspanti</span>.

Michael Winterbottom.

in The Journal of Theological Studies

April 2007; p ublished online November 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Religious Studies. 855 words.

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Giustiniani Longo, Giovanni

Alice-Mary Talbot.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

January 1991; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 236 words.

Genoese hero of the final siege of Constantinople (see Constantinople, Siege and Fall of); died Galata or Chios

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Sycae

in The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Late Antiquity. 99 words.

District across the Golden Horn from the *City of *Constantinople, later the *Jewish and foreign quarter of Galata/Pera.

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