Places Study on Apollonia

Places Study on Apollonia

Acts 17: Now when they had passed through Amphipolis and Apollonia, they came to Thessalonica, where was a synagogue of the Jews:

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American Tract Society Bible Dictionary - Apollonia
A city of Macedonia, situated between Amphipolis and Thessalonica, about a day's journey on foot from the former place, Acts 17:1 .

Hastings' Dictionary of the New Testament - Apollonia
(Ἀπολλωνία)

A town of Mygdonia in Macedonia, S. of Lake Bolbe (Athen. viii. 334), and N. of the Chalcidian mountains. It lay on the Via Egnatia, and St. Paul ‘passed through’ Amphipolis and Apollonia on his way from Philippi to Thessalonica (Acts 17:1). The intermediate towns were probably remembered by him as resting-places. According to the Antonine Itinerary, Apollonia was 37 Roman miles from Amphipolis, and 37 from Thessalonica. Leake identifies it with the modern village of Pollina.

J. Strahan.

Easton's Bible Dictionary - Apollonia
A city of Macedonia between Amphipolis and Thessalonica, from which it was distant about 36 miles. Paul and Silas passed through it on their way to Thessalonica (Acts 17:1 ).
Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Apollonia
A city of Macedonia. Paul and Silas passed through it on their way to Thessalonica from Philippi and Amphipolis (Acts 17:1). in Mygdonia, 80 miles from Amphipolis, 37 from Thessalonica.

Hitchcock's Bible Names - Apollonia
Perdition
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Apollonia
APOLLONIA ( Acts 17:1 ). Paul and Silas passed through this town on the way from Amphipolis to Thessalonica. It is known that it was on the important Egnatian road which ran between Dyrrhachium (mod. Durazzo ) and Thessalonica, but its exact site has not yet been discovered. It was about half-way between Amphipolis and Thessalonica, and lay between the rivers Axius and Strymon.

A. Souter.

1910 New Catholic Dictionary - Apollonia, Saint
Virgin, martyr, deaconess, died Alexandria, c249 She was seized by the insurgent heathen populace who tortured her by knocking out her teeth. A pile of faggots was prepared to burn her and the other martyrs, but, threatened with death, Apollonia chose to embrace it voluntarily and sprang into the fire. Invoked against toothache and diseases of the teeth. Emblems: tooth, pincers. Feast, Roman Calendar, February 9,.

Holman Bible Dictionary - Apollonia
(ap uhl loh' nih uh). Place name meaning, “belonging to Apollo.” Paul visited Apollonia on his second missionary journey, though the Bible reports no activity there (Acts 17:1 ). The city is in northern Greece or Macedonia on the international highway called Via Egnatia, 30 miles from Amphipolis and 38 miles from Thessalonica.



Morrish Bible Dictionary - Apollonia
City of Macedonia, in the district of Mygdonia, some 28 miles from Amphipolis and 35 from Thessalonica, through which Paul and Silas passed. Acts 17:1 .

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Apollonia - Paul ‘passed through’ Amphipolis and Apollonia on his way from Philippi to Thessalonica (Acts 17:1). According to the Antonine Itinerary, Apollonia was 37 Roman miles from Amphipolis, and 37 from Thessalonica
Libya - of Egypt, opposite Crete, including Cyrene, the Cyrenaica pentepolitana, containing the five cities Berenice, Arsinoe, Ptolemais, Apollonia, and Cyrene
Instruments of Martyrdom - , arrows, for Saint Sebastian, a toothed wheel for Saint Catherine, a gridiron for Saint Lawrence, pincers or forceps for Saint Apollonia and Saint Leger, a butcher's knife for Saint Bartholomew, a cross saltire or Saint Andrew's Cross for Saint Andrew
Martyrdom, Instruments of - , arrows, for Saint Sebastian, a toothed wheel for Saint Catherine, a gridiron for Saint Lawrence, pincers or forceps for Saint Apollonia and Saint Leger, a butcher's knife for Saint Bartholomew, a cross saltire or Saint Andrew's Cross for Saint Andrew
Apollonia - ” Paul visited Apollonia on his second missionary journey, though the Bible reports no activity there (Acts 17:1 )
Apollonia - Apollonia ( Acts 17:1 )
Apollonia, Saint - A pile of faggots was prepared to burn her and the other martyrs, but, threatened with death, Apollonia chose to embrace it voluntarily and sprang into the fire
Cyrene - It was sometimes called PENTAPOLIS, from the five principal cities that it contained-Cyrene, Apollonia, Arsinoe, Berenice, and Ptolemais
Macedonia - It contained the cities of Neapolis, Philippi, Amphipolis, Thessalonica, Apollonia, and Berea
Libya - The part adjoining Egypt was sometimes called Libya Marmarica; and that around Cyrene, Cyrenaica, from its chief city; or Pentapolitana, from its chief city; or Pentapolitana, from its five cities, Cyrene, Apollonia, Berenice, Arsinoe, and Ptolemais
Macedonia - See Neapolis, Philippi, Apollonia, Thessalonica, Beræa
Amphipolis - The Apostle and his fellow-travellers evidently remained in Amphipolis over night, and next day went on to Apollonia (Acts 17:1)
Libya - It was called Pentapolitana Regio by Pliny, from its five chief cities, Berenice, Arsinoe, Ptolemais, Apollonia, and Cyrene; and Lybia Cyrenaica by Ptolemy, from Cyrene its capital
Assos - Originally an aeolic colony, it was re-founded, under the name of Apollonia, by the Pergamenian kings, whose dominions were converted into the Roman province of Asia in 133 b
Macedonia - Paul’s journey was along this from Neapolis through Philippi, Amphipolis, Apollonia, to Thessalonica
Macedonia - Of the cities of Macedonia proper, there are mentioned in the New Testament, Amphipolis, Apollonia, Berea, Neapolis, Philippi, and Thessalonica
Macedonia - Including part of Illyria as well as Thessaly, the province extended from the Adriatic to the aegean, and was traversed by the Via Egnatia, which joined Dyrrhachium and Apollonia in the West with Amphipolis and another Apollonia in the East
Thessalonica - Paul was on the Via Ignatia at Neapolis and Philippi, Amphipolis and Apollonia (Acts 16:11-40; Acts 17:1), as well as at Thessalonica
Roads And Travel - From there they travelled along the Via Egnatia to Amphipolis, Apollonia, and Thessalonica. This important road went from Apollonia and Dyrrhachium on the Adriatic Sea to the river Hebrus beside Kypsela. ’ There was a well-recognized, important, and ancient route to Ephesus by Apollonia, Apamea-Celaenae, the Lyeus valley, Colossae, Laodicea, the Maeander valley, Antioch, and Tralles. The complete course of the Via Egnatia was as follows: Dyrrhachium, Clodiana (where the branch from Apollonia met it), Scampa, Lychnidus, Scirtiana, Nicaea, Heraclea, Cellae, Edessa, Pella (where Alexander the Great was born), Thessalonica, Apollonia, Amphipolis, Philippi, Neapolis, Porsulae, Brendice, Tempyra, Doriscus, Dyme, Cypsela, Syracellae, Apri, Bisanthe, Heraeum, Perinthus, Selymbria, Melantia, Byzantium (later Constantinople)
Macedonia - Ships from the port of Troas in Asia Minor connected with the port of Neapolis in Macedonia, from where the main highway led through the Macedonian town of Philippi, Amphipolis, Apollonia and Thessalonica towards Rome (Acts 16:11-12; Acts 17:1)
Augustus - Soon after he was sent to Apollonia on the other side of the Adriatic, to pursue his studies
Philosophy - 460) Diogenes of Apollonia represented this elementary "air" as endowed with intelligence
Judea - Its principal cities were Samaria, the capital of the kingdom of Israel, north of Sichem, and equally distant from Jordan and the sea coast, afterward named Sebaste by Herod, in honour of Augustus; Jezrael, or Esdraelon, about four leagues north from Samaria; Sichem, or Sychar, called by the Romans Neapolis, eight miles south of Samaria, in a valley between the mountains Gerizim and Ebal; Bethsan, called by the Greek writers Scythopolis, about twenty miles north-east of Sichem; Caesarea of Palestine, anciently called Turris Stratonis, greatly enlarged by Herod, and long the principal city of the province, about nineteen leagues north north-west from Jerusalem; Dora, now Tartura, nine miles north from Caesarea, on the road to Tyre; Apollonia, now Arzuf, on the sea coast, twenty-two miles south of Caesarea; and Hadadrimmon, afterward called Maximianopolis, about seventeen miles eastward of Caesarea
Oracle - AEsculapius was consulted in Cilicia, at Apollonia, in the isle of Cos, at Epidaurus, Pergamos, Rome, and elsewhere
Roman Empire - His attack on the two towns Oricum and Apollonia on the Illyrian side of the Adriatic, which had recently come into the possession of the Romans, drew Rome into the vortex of Eastern politics
Paul - Thence he went through Amphipolis and Apollonia to Thessalonica, Acts xvii, where he preached in the synagogues of the Jews on three successive Sabbath days
Paul - Luke, and perhaps Timothy for a short time at Philippi, Paul and Silas travelled through Amphipolis and Apollonia and stopped again at Thessalonica
Babylon - " A wall, with sixteen bastions, is the only memorial of Apollonia