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A city on the coast of Pamphilia in southern Asia Minor, which Paul visited on his first missionary journey (Acts 14:25). The city was founded by Attalus II Philadelphus (159–138 bc). Its modern name is Antalya.
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
ATTALIA (PLACE) [Gk Attaleia (Ἀτταλεια)]. 1. A city of N Lydia near Thyatira formerly called Agoira.2. Modern Antalya (Adalia), a city on the coast of Pamphilia in S Asia Minor, modern Turkey, near the mouth of the Catarrhactes (Aksu) river (36°50´N; 30°46´E). Paul accompanied by Barnabas left from
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Attalia. Mediterranean seaport in Asia Minor from which the apostle Paul and Barnabas sailed back to Antioch at the end of Paul’s first missionary journey (Acts 14:25). The town was founded by Attalus II Philadelphus, king of the province of Pergamum (159–138 bc), which was taken by the Romans in 79
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Attalia at-ə-līʹə [GK. Attalia]. A harbor city on the southwest coast of Asia Minor in the region of Pamphylia; modern Adalia.Attalia stood on a flat terrace of limestone about 120 ft (37 m) above the Catarrhactes River, which flowed directly into the sea. The river has now all but disappeared,
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
ATTALIA Mediterranean seaport in Asia Minor from which the apostle Paul and Barnabas sailed back to Antioch at the end of Paul’s first missionary journey (Acts 14:25). The town was founded by Attalus II Philadelphus, king of the province of Pergamum (159–138 bc), which was taken by the Romans in 779
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
ATTALIA. A city on the coast of Pamphylia, visited by Paul on his first missionary journey (Acts 14:25). It was founded c. 165–150 b.c. (see A.H.M. Jones, Cities of the Eastern Roman Provinces, p. 130) by Attalus II Philadelphus (159–138 b.c.) of Pergamum to be an outlet to Egypt and Syria (Strabo XIV.
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
ATTALIA, modern Antalya, near the mouth of the river Cataractes (mod. Aksu), was the chief port of Pamphylia. Founded by Attalus II of Pergamum (159–138 bc), it was bequeathed by Attalus III to Rome. Paul and Barnabas returned from their missionary journey through Attalia (Acts 14:25). There was another
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Attalia (Gk. Attáleia)A port city (modern Antalya) lies on the southwestern corner of Asia Minor on the Mediterranean Sea, ca. 36.5 m. (120 ft.) above the mouth of the Catarrhactes River. The city, founded by and named after Attalus II Philadelphus of Pergamum (159–138 b.c.e.), was located on a trade
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Attalia [ătˊə līˊə] (Gk. Attaleia). A harbor city on the southwest coast of Asia Minor, in the Roman province of Pamphylia, about 13 km. (8 mi.) south of Perga. It was built ca. 145 B.C. by Attalus II of Pergamum, after whom it was named. Located at the mouth of the Catarrhactes, the city was
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Attali´a (from Attalus), a coast-town of Pamphylia, mentioned Acts 14:25. It was built by Attalus Philadelphus, king of Pergamos, and named after the monarch. All its remains are characteristic of the date of its foundation. Leake fixes Attalia at Adalia, on the south coast of Asia Minor, north of the