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Apollonia
Excerpt from the Lexham Bible Dictionary, the most advanced Bible dictionary.
A city in Macedonia that Paul visited on his second missionary journey (Acts 17:1). Apollonia in the New Testament is referred to as Apollonia of Macedonia to distinguish it from the many other Greek cities named for the Greek deity Apollo.
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Apollonia
Apollonia (Ἀπολλωνία, Apollōnia). A city in Macedonia that Paul visited on his second missionary journey (Acts 17:1). Apollonia in the New Testament is referred to as Apollonia of Macedonia to distinguish it from the many other Greek cities named for the Greek deity Apollo.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Apollonia
APOLLONIA (M.R. 131178). A Persian to Byzantine site located on a sandstone cliff on the shore of the S Sharon Plain, 17 km N of Jaffa, and 34 km S of Caesarea. The site in Arabic is called ʾArsuf. The shoreline includes a small natural haven, still used by local fishermen.A. Research and Excavations
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Apollonia
Apollonia. Town located on the Egnatian Way in eastern Macedonia. Paul passed through Apollonia on his second missionary journey west from Philippi to Thessalonica, a trip of about 90 miles (Acts 17:1). It is usually identified with modern Pollina.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Apollonia
Apollonia ap-ə-lōʹnē-ə [GK. Apollōnia]. A town in Mygdonia, a district in Macedonia, to be distinguished from the many other cities bearing this name. It was situated a little S of Lake Bolbe, on the Via Egnatia, the great Roman road leading from the coast of the Adriatic to the river Hebrus (Maritza),
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Apollonia
APOLLONIA Town located on the Egnatian Way in eastern Macedonia. Paul passed through Apollonia on his second missionary journey west from Philippi to Thessalonica, a trip of about 90 miles (145 kilometers) (Acts 17:1). It is usually identified with modern Pollina.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Apollonia
Apollonia (ap´uh-loh´nee-uh) of Macedonia, one among many Greek cities named for the Greek god Apollo. It was a station on the main east-west Roman road from Asia to Italy, the Egnatian Way, and was visited by Paul en route from Philippi to Thessalonica (Acts 17:1).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Apollonia
APOLLONIA. Apollonia of Mygonia in Macedonia was one of the dozen or so towns of this name in the ancient world. (For list of other places named Apollonia, see A.H. M. Jones, Cities of the Eastern Roman Provinces, p. 560; see also B.V. Head, Historia Numorum, pp. 895 ff.). There were three Macedonian
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Apollonia
APOLLONIA. A town on the Via Egnatia some 43 km WSW of Amphipolis. It lay between the rivers Strymon and Axius (Vardar), but its site is not known for certain. Paul and Silas passed through it on their way from Philippi to Thessalonica (Acts 17:1). There were several other towns named Apollonia in the
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Apollonia
Apollonia (Gk. Apollōnɩ́a)A Macedonian town S of Lake Bolbe, positioned on the Via Egnatia ca. 43 km. (27 mi.) WSW of Amphipolis and ca. 50 km. (31 mi.) E of Thessalonica. Paul and Silas passed through Apollonia on their way from Philippi to Thessalonica (Acts 17:1).Several other towns bore this name,
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Apollonia
Apollonia [ăpˊə lōˊnĭ ə] (Gk. Apollōnia). A city in Macedonia, located south of Lake Bolbe on the Roman Via Egnatia 56 km. (35 mi.) east of Thessalonica and 44 km. (27 mi.) southwest of Amphipolis. During Paul’s second missionary journey, he and Silas passed through the city en route from
The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
Apollonia
APOLLONIA A city on the coast between Jaffa and Caesarea, 22 miles south of the latter, as shown in the Peutinger map (a Roman road map of the 4th century ad). According to Appian it was founded by Seleucus I Nicator (c. 358–280 bc) or at any rate named after him. It was one of the cities conquered by
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Apollonia
APOLLONIA A city in Macedonia, positioned on the Via Egnatia between Thessalonica and Amphipolis. Paul and Silas passed through Apollonia as they traveled to Thessalonica from Philippi (Acts 17:1).