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Rendered as Mallos by the King James Version. A city on the southern coast of Asia Minor overlooking the Pyramus River Delta. Antiochus IV Epiphanes gave Mallus and nearby Tarsus to his concubine, Antiochis, which caused a revolt (2 Macc 4:30).
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
MALLUS (PLACE) [Gk Mallōs (Μαλλως)]. A Cilician city located on the Pyramus river E of Tarsus on the S coast of Asia Minor. 2 Macc 4:30 recounts that the cities of Tarsus and Mallus were given by the Seleucid king Antiochus IV Epiphanes as a present to his concubine Antiochis. The transfer of the cities
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Mallus malʹəs [Gk. Mallos]; AV MALLOS. A city in Cilicia, Asia Minor, inhabited by the Mallōtai (2 Macc. 4:30). The RSV translates “the people of … Mallus.” Its inhabitants and those of nearby Tarsus revolted because Antiochus IV Epiphanes had given the cities to his concubine Antiochis. W. Ramsay
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
MALLUS<mal’-us> ([Μαλλός, Mallos]; the King James Version, Mallos): A city in Cilicia, the inhabitants of which along with those of Tarsus, revolted from Antiochus Epiphanes in protest against his action in giving them to his concubine, Antiochis (2 Macc 4:30). The ancient name was Marlos. The river
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 4, M–P
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
MALLUS, malʹus (Μαλλός, Mallós; AV Mallos): A city in Cilicia, the inhabitants of which along with those of Tarsus, revolted from Antiochus Epiphanes in protest against his action in giving them to his concubine, Antiochis (2 Macc 4:30). The ancient name was Marios. The river Pyramos divides about 10
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
MALLUS mal´uhs [Μαλλός Mallos]. A Cilician city located near the Mediterranean coast, east of Tarsus on the Pyramus River. Mallus (the entire district: Mallōtas [Μαλλῶτας]) and Tarsus revolted after Antiochus IV Epiphanes granted them to his concubine (2 Macc 4:30). Antiochus personally attended to