An ancient country of central Asia Minor in the region surrounding modern Ankara, Turkey. Settled by Celtic tribes in the third century bc , it became a Roman province in 25 bc .
(place) Ancient kingdom in central Asia Minor, made a Roman province c. 25 b.c.
A region of ancient Asia Minor, in what is now central Turkey; a province of ancient Rome.
Origin of galatia
From Ancient Greek Γαλατία (Galatia).
Galatia Sentence Examples
Ancyra was the centre of the Tectosages, one of the three Gaulish tribes which settled in Galatia in the 3rd century B.C., and became the capital of the Roman province of Galatia when it was formally constituted in 25 B.C. During the Byzantine period, throughout which it occupied a position of great importance, it was captured by Persians and Arabs; then it fell into the hands of the Seljuk Turks, was held for eighteen years by the Latin Crusaders, and finally passed to the Ottoman Turks in 1360.
He rapidly overran Galatia, Phrygia and Asia, defeated the Roman armies, and ordered a general massacre of the Romans in Asia.