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... He built strong city walls and fortified the city. The Hellenistic period saw great growth in the city with contraction of an amphitheater and many other buildings. The Via Egnatia passed through the city in the late 1st century BC and made the city even more important.
In 42 BC, there was the Battle of Phillippi fought on the plain just outside of the city.. Brutus and Cassius fought Octavian and Antony and lost. Shortly ...
... for a synagogue. They met for prayer by the River outside the city, where interested gentiles joined them. Around 49 AD, Paul, Timothy and Silvanus climbed the Roman ‘Via Egnatia’, from the port of Neapolis (today’s Kavala) to Philippi. They met Lydia, a trader in purple dye and a gentile ‘worshipper of God’, with other women gathered at the river for prayer (Acts 16:3 & 14). Lydia and her entire household were baptized. They ...
... and other treasures. The monasteries were
built on top of these hills and peaks during the invasion by the Turks. Because the monasteries were built in such inaccessible places, the Turks let them alone to practise their religion. It is amazing to see such buildings and all we could wonder was ... How were they built, how they got everything up to the peaks and how they got /and still get supplies. St. Steven's monastery, a convent and another monastery ...
... 79 A.D.) that privilege was bestowed upon Amphipolis (Nat Hist. 4.33-38). Thus, in consideration of grammar and external sources, the more accurate translation of verse 12 is more likely, “From there we reached Philippi, a city of the first district of Macedonia and a Roman colony” (NRSV).
Apparently, there was not a large Jewish presence in Philippi (at least not a large enough one to have a synagogue since ten male Jews was required to constitute a minyan) ...
... 1000 and we had to rendezvous at 1355. Ms Posh Nosh mentioned to an unfortunate listener about something that happened to her during primary school. Did they have chalk back in the caveman days? Thassos was known in ancient Greek times for its marble.
Followed some up to the theatre. While there was a sign advising it was closed until 12/14, people carried on up for what was a theatre under renovation but a great view over the harbour. It didn't matter, Catwoman, whether ...