Antioch: The Lost Ancient City - Worship in the City

Theme Highlights
Worcester's Mosaic
Rescuing the Ruins
City of Antioch

This part of the exhibition highlights the diverse religions practiced in Antioch with works relating to Syrian cults and Greco-Roman beliefs, as well as a three-dimensional model of a synagogue from Asia Minor. All of the inscriptions on the mosaics in this section are in Greek. The thriving Christian community of Antioch and its key role in the formation of the new faith is also highlighted. Regardless of your own beliefs, you'll feel the stirrings of Antiochenes' spirituality in this moving section of the exhibition.

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