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A mountainous region on the eastern shore of the Adriatic Sea.In the first century, Dalmatia was part of the Roman province of Illyricum. During Paul’s second imprisonment in Rome, Titus visited Dalmatia (2 Tim 4:10). Paul had earlier preached in the area (Rom 15:19). Today, this region is part of Croatia, although modern Dalmatia is smaller than the ancient region.
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
DALMATIA (PLACE) [Gk Dalmatia (Δαλματια)]. A region along the modern Yugoslav coast of the Adriatic Sea which in apostolic times was the SW part of Illyricum. This ill-defined mountainous district was a nemesis to Rome. By the time of Paul’s epistle to Timothy (ca. a.d. 67) the name denoted at least
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Dalmatia. Mountainous region on the eastern shore of the Adriatic Sea, across from Italy. The Dalmatians were an Illyrian (Greek) tribe, or group of tribes banded together, coming from the area around the town of Delmion (or Delminium). Their piracy gave the Romans considerable difficulty until Octavian
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Dalmatia dal-māʹshə [Gk. Dalmatia]. A district of the Roman empire on the Adriatic coast of the Balkan peninsula. In 2 Tim. 4:10 there is reference to the departure of Titus to Dalmatia. Nothing further is known of this journey.Dalmatia was the southern part of the Roman province of Illyricum. The
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
DALMATIA Mountainous region on the eastern shore of the Adriatic Sea, across from Italy. The Dalmatians were an Illyrian (Greek) tribe, or group of tribes banded together, coming from the area around the town of Delmion (or Delminium). Their piracy gave the Romans considerable difficulty until Octavian
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Dalmatia (dal-may´shee-uh), the southwestern part of Illyricum along the modern Yugoslav coast of the Adriatic Sea. Illyricum was established as a Roman province in 9–10 ce. The name Dalmatia dates from the period of the Flavian emperors (ca. 70 ce) and came to be used interchangeably with the name of
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
DALMATIA. A name originally applied to the land of Dalmatae, a warlike Illyrian tribe. Later, the southern portion of the province of Illyricum was called by this name. Finally it was applied to the entire province lying on the E shore of the Adriatic. Paul records in 2 Tim 4:10 the departure of Titus
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
DALMATIA. A Roman province in the mountainous region on the E of the Adriatic, formed by the emperor Tiberius. Its name was derived from an Illyrian tribe that inhabited it. It was bounded on the E by Moesia and the N by Pannonia. It is mentioned in 2 Tim. 4:10, and is identical with *Illyricum (Rom.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Dalmatia (Gk. Dalmatɩ́a)A Roman province located on the northeastern coast of the Adriatic Sea. Dalmatia provided a model for the subsequent troublesome history of the Balkan states. This mountainous area adjacent to Macedonia came under Roman domination in 228 b.c.e. However, Rome never succeeded in
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Catholic Bible Dictionary
DALMATIA A Roman province on the eastern shore of the Adriatic Sea, roughly corresponding to modern coastal Croatia and Bosnia-Herzegovina. The region passed into Roman hands in 228 b.c. but local tribes continued to resist the Romans for a long time. The name Dalmatia was derived from the warlike tribes