November 30, 2021

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Laodicea, an ancient city, located in modern times near the Turkish city Denizli, was situated in a valley along major trade routes. The city was…
Philadelphia, known in modern times as the Turkish town of Alaşehir, was established by King Eumenes II of Pergamon, in honor of his brother, Attalus…
Sardis, located east of Smyrna and southeast of Thyatira, was the capital of the ancient kingdom of Lydia. Originally built upon an acropolis at an…
Thyatira was a city of tradespeople, with guilds that included wool-workers, linen-workers, makers of outer garments, dyers, leather-workers, tanners, potters, bakers, slave-dealers, and bronze-smiths. It…
Smyrna was a seaport city, about thirty miles north of Ephesus. It had a prominent Jewish community, as well as a strong allegiance to the…
Pergamos, also known as Pergamum or Pergamon, was a wealthy city established as one of the major cultural centers of the ancient Greek empire during…
Ephesus was a bustling cosmopolitan Greek city of the ancient world ruled not only by the Greeks but also by the Persians, the Romans, the…
The island of Patmos in the Aegean sea, is well known to Christians as the island on which the Apostle John received the apocalyptic vision…
Also called the Rose City, Petra is one of the New Seven Wonders of the World and its natural charm remains unparalleled, owing to the…
Babylon is one of the oldest cities from the known Biblical record. Located in ancient Mesopotamia, "The Cradle of Civilization", the city of Babylon was…