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Myndos
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Myndos
Myndos (Μυνδος, Myndos). A city in Asia Minor, one of several to which the Roman consul Lucius wrote a letter of protection for the Jews (1 Macc 15:23).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Myndos (Place)
MYNDOS (PLACE) [Gk Myndos (Μυνδος)]. A city on the coast of Caria in SW Asia Minor to which the Roman consul Lucius addressed a letter (ca. 139 b.c.) proclaiming the renewed alliance between Rome and the Jews (1 Macc 15:23; see 15:16–21 for general text of the letter). It has been suggested that the
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Myndos
Myndos minʹdəs [Gk Myndos]; AV MYNDUS. A city on the coast of Caria, the southwest portion of Asia Minor, famous for its silver mines. It is also called Mindos.About 139 b.c. the Roman consul Lucius sent letters to Myndos and other important cities in Asia Minor on behalf of the Jews (1 Macc. 15:23).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
MYNDUS
MYNDUS<min’-dus> ([Μύνδος, Mundos]): A city of Asia Minor, situated at the extreme western end of a peninsula jutting into the sea (see CARIA). It seems that the city was independent at an early date and that many Jews lived there, for according to 1 Macc 15:23, it was one of the several places
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 4, M–P
Myndos
Myndos min’dohs (Μύνδος). KJV Myndus. A city on the coast of Caria in Asia Minor at the far end of the peninsula, noted for silver mines; identified as modern Gumushli. It is one of the places to which the Roman senate, in 139 b.c., sent a letter in behalf of the Jews (1 Macc. 15:23), and it was therefore
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Myndus
MYNDUS, minʹdus (Μύνδος, Múndos): A city of Asia Minor, situated at the extreme western end of a peninsula jutting into the sea (see Caria). It seems that the city was independent at an early date and that many Jews lived there, for according to 1 Macc 15:23, it was one of the several places to which
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
MYNDOS
MYNDOS min´dohs [Μύνδος Myndos]. Myndos (modern Gümüslük) is on the west end of a peninsula on the southwest coast of Asia Minor. Myndos appears in the list of cities (1 Macc 15:23) that received a letter from Lucius, the Roman consul in 142 bce, requesting kindly treatment of Jews and the return of
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