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Cappadocia Cappadocians


Cappado’cia, Cappado’cians (province of good horses), Acts 2:9; 1 Pet. 1:1, the largest province in ancient Asia Minor. Cappadocia is an elevated table-land intersected by mountain chains. It seems always to have been deficient in wood; but it was a good grain country, and particularly famous for grazing. Its Roman metropolis was Cæsarea. The native Cappadocians seem to have originally belonged to the Syrian stock.