American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- An ancient city of northwest Asia Minor near the Bosporus in present-day Turkey. It flourished from 264 B.C. until it was sacked by Goths in A.D. 258. Diocletian chose it for the capital of his Eastern Roman Empire, but it was soon superseded by Byzantium.
- From Ancient Greek Νικομήδεια. (Wiktionary)
“Following her death in Nicomedia around 335 A.D., her remains were returned to Rome where they were venerated in a Mausoleum in the basilica at the Via Labicana in Rome.”
“He it was who felt the cyclic flow, and moved his capital to Nicomedia, which is about fifty miles south and east from Constaintinople.”
“Then curving round in a semicircle and separating the opposite lands more widely in the round gulf of the sea of Marmora, it washes on the east Cyzicus, and Dindyma, the holy seat of the mighty mother Cybele, and Apamia, and Cius, and Astacus afterwards called Nicomedia from the”
“Astacus, a city in Bithynia, also called Nicomedia, 287”
“Having finally dedicated his new capital of Constantinople on the site of the old city of Byzantium in 330, he spent much of his last seven years in power there before dying in an imperial villa in Nicomedia on 22 May 337, shortly after being officially baptized into the Christian faith he had championed.”
“E. D. Hunt 1982, 30 suggests she would have accompanied her son to Nicomedia, however.”
“Whether Helena accompanied Constantine to Nicomedia is unclear, but there is certainly no evidence of any contact between them.”
“And thus Duke Godfrey went first to Nicomedia, together with Tancred and all the rest, and they were there for three days.”
“At the age of seven, Julian was placed under the guardianship of Eusebius of Nicomedia my own legal guardianship commenced at that age and the semi-Arian Christian Bishop of Nicomedia.”
“At the age of 18, the exile was lifted I was released from my own legal guardianship by the State at the same age and Julian resided briefly in Constantinople and Nicomedia.”
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