A brief glimpse into the past

Venus Williams vs. Bethanie Mattek-Sands | 2019 Silicon Valley Classic First Round | WTA
Venus Williams vs. Bethanie Mattek-Sands | 2019 Silicon Valley Classic First Round | WTA

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Team, Place & City Details

Laodicea on the Lycus
Laodicea on the Lycus

Laodicea on the Lycus (modern Turkish: Laodikeia) was an ancient city built on the river Lycus (Çürüksu). It was located in the Hellenistic regions of Caria and Lydia, which later became the Roman Province of Phrygia Pacatiana.


In Greek mythology, the name Laodamia referred to: Laodamia (or Hippodamia), daughter of Bellerophon and Philonoe, sister of Hippolochus and Isander and the mother of Sarpedon by Zeus. She was shot by Artemis (that is, died a sudden, instant death) one day when she was weaving.

Laodice I

Laodice I was a Greek noblewoman of Anatolia who was a close relative of the early Seleucid dynasty and was the first wife of the Seleucid Greek King Antiochus II Theos.

Laodicean Church

The Laodicean Church was a Christian community established in the ancient city of Laodicea . The church was established in the Apostolic Age, the earliest period of Christianity, and is probably best known for being one of the Seven churches of Asia addressed by name in the Book of Revelation (Rev.

Laodice III

Laodice III also known as Laodika, was a Princess of Pontus and a Seleucid Queen. She was regent for her first born son, Antiochus, during the Anabase expedition of her husband, Antiochus III the Great, between 212 and 206 BC. Antiochus created a royal cult dedicated to her in 193 BC. In 192 BC she was pushed out of political life due to her husband's remarriage.

Laodicea in Syria
Laodicea in Syria

Laodicea was a port city and an important colonia of the Roman Empire in ancient Syria, located near the modern city of Latakia. It was also called Laodicea in Syria or Laodicea ad mare.

Laodice (daughter of Priam)

In Greek mythology, Laodice was the daughter of Priam of Troy and Hecuba. She was described as the most beautiful of Priam's daughters.

Laodice IV

Laodice IV was a Greek Princess, Head Priestess and Queen of the Seleucid Empire. Antiochus III appointed Laodice in 193 BC, as the chief priestess of the state cult dedicated to her late mother Laodice III in Media.

Laodice V
Laodice V

Laodice V was a Seleucid princess. Through marriage to Perseus king of Macedon she was a Queen of the ruling Antigonid dynasty in Macedonia and possibly later of the Seleucid dynasty.

Laodice of the Sameans

Laodice was a Queen of an unknown Kingdom in Asia.