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Illyricum
Excerpt from the Lexham Bible Dictionary, the most advanced Bible dictionary.
Roman Province on the northwest Balkan peninsula, east of the Adriatic Sea, which included modern Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, and Montenegro. The northern limit of Paul’s ministry.
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Illyricum
Illyricum (Ἰλλυρικόν, Illyrikon). Roman Province on the northwest Balkan peninsula, east of the Adriatic Sea, which included modern Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, and Montenegro. The northern limit of Paul’s ministry.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Illyricum (Place)
ILLYRICUM (PLACE) [Gk Illyrikon (Ἰλλυρικον)]. A Roman province where Paul affirms that he had preached the gospel (Rom 15:19). It was in the NW part of the Balkan peninsula along the E coast of the Adriatic Sea. Illyricum was one of four large provinces established by the Romans across the N part of
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Illyricum
Illyricum. Roman province northwest of Macedonia. Although its borders were at times uncertain, during the height of the Roman Empire (c. ad 117) Illyricum was bounded by the Adriatic Sea on the west and by the provinces of Pannonia on the north, Upper Moesia on the east, and Macedonia on the south.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Illyricum
Illyricum i-lirʹi-kəm [Gk. Illyrikon] (Rom. 15:19). A Roman province in the northwest part of the Balkan peninsula, along the east coast of the Adriatic Sea, NW of Macedonia. The province corresponds approximately to modern Yugoslavia, although its borders varied, at times including part of what is
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Illyricum
ILLYRICUM Roman province northwest of Macedonia. During the height of the Roman Empire (c. ad 117), when it included Dalmatia, Illyricum was bounded by the Adriatic Sea on the west and by the provinces of Pannonia on the north, Upper Moesia on the east, and Macedonia on the south. Today Slovenia, Croatia,
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Illyricum
Illyricum (i-lihr´i-kuhm), land of the Illyrians, a Roman province on the eastern coast of the Adriatic corresponding to modern Yugoslavia and Albania. Ancient writers speak of the Illyrians as wild and given to piracy. It took the Romans about two hundred and fifty years to subjugate the area completely
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Illyricum
ILLYRICUM. A Roman province (also called Dalmatia lying N of Macedonia, W of Moesia and S of Pannonia, and on the E coast of the Adriatic Sea. It is approximately equivalent to the territory of modern Yugoslavia. It is only mentioned in the NT as the western limits of Paul’s travels at the end of his
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Illyricum
ILLYRICUM. The name of the large mountainous region on the E of the Adriatic, extending to the central Balkans in the E and reaching from NE Italy and the Celtic tribes in the N to Macedonia in the S. Its name was derived from that of one of the first tribes within its boundaries that the Greeks came
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Illyricum
Illyricum (Gk. Illyrikón)A large mountainous Roman province in the northwestern Balkan Peninsula. Illyricum incorporates the territory along the eastern coast of the Adriatic Sea from Macedonia to Italy and west to the Danube River. The exact boundaries of the territory fluctuated over time. Ancient
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Illyricum
Illyricum [ĭ lĭrˊə kəm] (Gk. Illyrikon). A Roman province in the northwestern Balkan peninsula, stretching along the eastern coasts of the Adriatic Sea from the borders of Italy to Macedonia and inland as far as the Danube (corresponding approximately to modern Yugoslavia and Albania).Greek penetration
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Illyricum
ILLYRICUM A Roman province that was evangelized by Paul (Rom 15:19). Located along the east coast of the Adriatic Sea, Illyricum was attached to the Roman provincial system in a.d. 9, along with the other regional provinces of Moesia, Dacia, and Pannonia.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Illyricum
Illyr´icum, an extensive district lying along the eastern coast of the Adriatic, from the boundary of Italy on the north to Epirus on the south, and contiguous to Mœsia and Macedonia on the east. Rom. 15:19.