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Adramyttium
Excerpt from the Lexham Bible Dictionary, the most advanced Bible dictionary.
A seaport in Mysia, a region on the west coast of Asia Minor. On his journey from Caesarea to Rome recorded in Acts, Paul was transported on a ship from Adramyttium (Acts 27:2). The name of the city is preserved in modern-day Edremit, Turkey, which is a short distance inland from the ancient site.
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Adramyttium
Adramyttium (Ἀδραμυττηνός, Adramyttēnos). A seaport in Mysia, a region on the west coast of Asia Minor. On his journey from Caesarea to Rome recorded in Acts, Paul was transported on a ship from Adramyttium (Acts 27:2). The name of the city is preserved in modern-day Edremit, Turkey, which is a short
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Adramyttium (Place)
ADRAMYTTIUM (PLACE) [Gk Adramytteion (Ἀδραμυττειον)]. An ancient city of Mysia located along the NW coast of the Roman province of Asia (modern Turkey). A ship from this city, probably a small trading vessel, is mentioned in Acts 27:2. The ship was homeward bound when Paul, Luke, Aristarchus, and Julius
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Adramyttium
Adramyttium. Ancient port city in Asia Minor. En route to Rome as a prisoner, Paul embarked on a ship having Adramyttium as its home port (Acts 27:2). Today Adramyttium is the Turkish city of Edremit. Coinage found in the area indicates that Adramyttium may have been a center for the worship of Castor
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Adramyttium
Adramyttium ad-rə-mitʹ-əm [GK. Adramyttion]. An important seaport located on the northwest coast of the Roman province of Asia, at the head of the Gulf of Adramyttium facing the island of Lesbos.The only reference to Adramyttium in the Bible is Acts 27:2, where Paul, Luke, and Aristarchus, along with
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Adramyttium
ADRAMYTTIUM Ancient port city in Asia Minor. En route to Rome as a prisoner, Paul embarked on a ship having Adramyttium as its home port (Acts 27:2). Today Adramyttium is the Turkish city of Edremit. Coins found in the area indicate that Adramyttium may have been a center for the worship of Castor and
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Adramyttium
Adramyttium (ad´ruh-mit´ee-uhm), modern Edremit, a port on the northwest coast of Turkey opposite Lesbos; in Roman times, it was in the province of Asia. According to Acts 27:2–5, Paul sailed from Caesarea to Myra, en route to Rome, aboard a ship from Adramyttium.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Adramyttium
ADRAMYTTIUM. Mentioned only once in the Scriptures (Acts 27:2) when Paul was placed on a ship from this seaport in Mysia of the Roman province of Asia.
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Adramyttium
ADRAMYTTIUM. Seaport in Mysia, in Roman Asia, facing Lesbos: the site is Karatash, but the modern inland town, Edremit, preserves the name. Rendel Harris (unconvincingly) suggested a S Arabian origin for the original settlement (Contemporary Review 128, 1925, pp. 194ff.). Its commercial importance, once
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Adramyttium
Adramyttium (Gk. Adramýtteion)A seaport in Mysia, on the west coast of Asia Minor. On his fourth journey the Apostle Paul traveled from Caesarea to Myra in Lycia on a ship from Adramyttium (Acts 27:1–6) before transferring to a ship bound for Rome. After its plunder by Turkish pirates ca. 1100 c.e.,
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Adramyttium
Adramyttium [ădˊrə mĭtˊĭ əm] (Gk. Adramyttion). A seaport in Mysia, on the west coast of Asia Minor. On his fourth journey the apostle Paul traveled from Caesarea to Myra in Lycia on a ship from Adramyttium (Acts 27:1–6) before transferring to a ship bound for Rome. After its plunder by Turkish
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Adramyttium
ADRAMYTTIUM A seaport in Mysia, on the northwestern coast of Asia Minor; modern Edremit, Turkey. While being taken to Rome, Saint Paul traveled from Caesarea to Myra on a ship whose home port was Adramyttium (Acts 27:1–6).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Adramyttium
Adramyt´tium, named from Adramys, brother of Crœsus king of Lydia, a seaport in the province of Asia [Asia], situated on a bay of the Ægean Sea, about 70 miles north of Smyrna, in the district anciently called Æolis, and also Mysia. See Acts 16:7. [Mitlene.] Acts 27:2. The modern Adramyti is a poor village.