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Pamphylia
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Pamphylia
Pamphylia (Παμφυλία, Pamphylia). A region on the southern coast of Asia Minor bordered by Lycia in the west, Cilicia in the east, and Pisidia in the north.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Pamphylia (Place)
PAMPHYLIA (PLACE) [Gk Pamphylia (Παμφυλια)]. A district in S Asia Minor bounded on the N by Pisidia and the Taurus Mountains, on the E by Cilicia Tracheia (later called Isauria), and on the W by Lycia. The district, which bordered the Mediterranean coast, covered a territory about eighty miles long and
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Pamphylia
Pamphylia. Coastal region on the southern shore of Asia Minor (Turkey) stretching 80 miles from Lycia on the west to Cilicia on the east, and about 20 miles wide from the sea coast to the Taurus Mountains. Being little more than a narrow coastal plain with an unpleasantly hot and humid climate, this
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Pamphylia
Pamphylia pam-filʹē-ə [Gk. Pamphylia]. A highly fertile alluvial plain in Asia Minor bordered on the south by the Mediterranean and on the north by Pisidia, and enclosed by the two massive outcrops of the Taurus Mountains that constitute Lycia to the west and Cilicia Tracheia to the east. Its physical
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Pamphylia
PAMPHYLIA Coastal region on the southern shore of Asia Minor (Turkey) stretching 80 miles (128.7 kilometers) from Lycia on the west to Cilicia on the east, and about 20 miles (32.2 kilometers) wide from the seacoast to the Taurus Mountains. Being little more than a narrow coastal plain with an unpleasantly
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Pamphylia
Pamphylia (pam-fil´ee-uh), a district about eighty miles long and thirty miles wide in southern Asia Minor, bounded on the north by the Taurus Mountains, on the east by Cilicia, and on the west by Lycia. The Kestros River, which was navigable in the first century, flows through the district to the southern
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Pamphylia
PAMPHYLIA. The region of Pamphylia consisted of a plain 80 miles long and 20 miles broad at its widest, lying on the S coast of Asia Minor between the Taurus Mountains and the Mediterranean (Acts 27:5). It was bordered on the E by Cilicia and on the W by Lycia. The plain was shut in from N winds but
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Pamphylia
PAMPHYLIA. A coastal region of S Asia Minor on the great bay of the Mare Lycium, lying between *Lycia and *Cilicia. It is mentioned in Acts 13:13; 14:24 and 15:38 in connection with Paul’s first journey, a visit which Ramsay believed was cut short through illness and the enervating climate (SPT, pp.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Pamphylia
Pamphylia (Gk. Pamphylɩ́a)A region (lit., the land of “all tribes”) located E of Lycia on the southern coast of Asia Minor and inhabited by people of both native and Greek origin (cf. Herodotus Hist. 7.91; Strabo Geog. 14.4.3). Its large fertile plain on the Gulf of Antalya provided olive oil, fruits,
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Pamphylia
Pamphylia [păm fĭlˊĭ ə] (Gk. Pamphylia).† A district on the southern coast of Asia Minor bounded by Lycia on the west, Pisidia on the north, and Cilicia on the east. This narrow coastal region boasts a somewhat variegated history, having been ruled successively by the Persians, Macedonians, Seleucids,
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Pamphylia
PAMPHYLIA A region on the southern coast of Asia Minor between Pisidia, Cilicia, and Lycia. Its chief cities are Attalia, Coracesium, Perga, and Aspendus. According to tradition, Pamphylia was colonized by Greeks under Amphilochus and Calchas after the fall of Troy. Initially governed by kings, it passed
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Pamphylia
Pamphyl´ia (of every tribe), one of the coast-regions in the south of Asia Minor, having Cilicia on the east and Lycia on the west. In St. Paul’s time it was not only a regular province, but the emperor Claudius had united Lycia with it, and probably also a good part of Pisidia. It was in Pamphylia that