Places Study on Pisidian Antioch

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Publius - The title Prôtos (‘first man’) at Malta is attested by inscriptions; it occurs also at Pisidian Antioch ( Acts 13:50 ; cf
Saul - Paul’s address at Pisidian Antioch as the first king whom God gave to Israel
Colony - Pisidian Antioch, Lystra, Corinth, and Ptolemais, not to mention others, were coloniœ
Together - , as they had entered the synagogue at Pisidian Antioch)
Antioch in Pisidia - It is usually referred to as Pisidian Antioch to distinguish it from Syrian Antioch
Galatia - (The effect of taking ‘Galatia’ in the other sense would be to leave out certain Pauline churches, Derbe, Lystra, Iconium, and Pisidian Antioch, and perhaps these alone, in all that vast region: which is absurd. ’ This can be none other than that section of the province Galatia which was known as Phrygia Galatica, and which contained Pisidian Antioch and Iconium, exactly the places we should expect St. ‘The Galatian region,’ then, will cover Derbe and Lystra; ‘Phrygia’ will include Iconium and Pisidian Antioch. We conclude then that, whether any other churches are comprised in the address of the Epistle to the Galatians or not, and a negative answer is probably correct, the churches of Derbe, Lystra, Iconium, and Pisidian Antioch are included
Jealousy - in Jerusalem (Acts 5:17) and Pisidian Antioch (Acts 13:45)
Pisidia - The name ‘Pisidian Antioch’ ( Acts 13:14 ) would seem to record this fact, since Antioch was never included in Pisidia
Ruler - In Acts 13:15 rulers of the synagogue are mentioned at Pisidian Antioch
Luke (2) - Some have thought that ‘Antiochensis’ is right, but that ‘Syrus’ is wrong, and would claim him for Pisidian Antioch, a place of much less importance. In the absence of other evidence, this second theory would be possible, as Pisidian Antioch is much nearer the historical scene on which he first appears and figures prominently in the missionary journeys of St. Corinth, Lystra, Ptolemais, and Pisidian Antioch, to mention no others, were also Roman colonies; yet the author affixes the title to Philippi only
Mysia - Paul and Silas were travelling from Pisidian Antioch northward through Phrygian Asia, Ramsay observes that they would be ‘over against Mysia’ when they reached such a point that a line drawn across the country at right angles to the general line of their route would touch Mysia (The Church in the Roman Empire, 1893, p
Feet - Paul and Barnabas shook off the dust of their feet against Pisidian Antioch (Acts 13:51; cf
Colony - ), Pisidian Antioch (before 27 b
Mark (John) - Mark remained with the Apostles on their journey through Cyprus, but left them at Perga in Pamphylia ( Acts 13:13 ) either from cowardice, or, more probably, because the journey to Pisidian Antioch and beyond, involving work among distant Gentiles, was a change of plan which he did not approve (Ramsay)
Phrygia - along the difficult mountain road to Antioch, here called ‘Pisidian Antioch’ (see Pisidia)
Roads And Travel - But there were certain districts where brigandage was a real menace; one was the Isaurian mountains in the neighbourhood of Pisidian Antioch and Lystra. Taurus to Pisidian Antioch and back again. The ‘Imperial Road,’ however, mentioned in the Acta Pauli in connexion with the Thecla legend, passed direct from Pisidian Antioch to Lystra, and did not touch Iconium (Ramsay’s discovery, told in Studies in the History and Art of the Eastern Provinces of the Roman Empire [Aberdeen Univ. Acts 18:23 has brought him as far as Pisidian Antioch, and then be is said to have crossed τὰ ἀνωτερικὰ μέρη and thus reached Ephesus (Acts 19:1)
Asia - Only those who find ‘the Phrygian and Galatic region’ (Acts 16:6) in the north of Pisidian Antioch are obliged (like Conybeare-Howson, i
Galatians, Epistle to the - ), or the inhabitants of Pisidian Antioch, Iconium, Lystra, and Derbe, which lay in the S. ’ The Roman colonies like Pisidian Antioch were most jealous of their Roman connexion. But no part of the old Galatia overlapped Phrygia, and the only district satisfying the requirements is the region around Pisidian Antioch and Iconium; therefore in Acts 16:6 a detour to N. Galatian theory; for the very thing that one attacked with an illness in the low-lying lands of Pamphylia would do would be to go to the high uplands of Pisidian Antioch
Blasphemy - The Jews of Pisidian Antioch ‘contradicted the things which were spoken by Paul and blasphemed’ (Acts 13:45); those of Corinth ‘opposed themselves and blasphemed’ (Acts 18:6); and the historian might have multiplied instances without end
Pontus - The daughter of this Polemon, Queen Tryphæna, is mentioned in the apocryphal book, The Acts of Paul and Thecla , as having been present at a great Imperial festival at Pisidian Antioch in the reign of the Emperor Claudius, whose blood-relation she was
Phrygia - 557, 566]), the most important town of which was called Antioch towards Pisidia; but as Pisidia gradually extended northwards this Antioch ceased to be Phrygian and was called Pisidian Antioch (q
Acts of the Apostles - Some (Rackham, Rendall) conjecture that Pisidian Antioch is really meant, as the scenes in the neighbourhood of that city are so vivid that the description might well be by an eye-witness. Acts 13:8 (no reason given for Elymas’ opposition, it is not explicitly said that Paul preached to the proconsul), Acts 13:13 (the reason for Mark’s departure not stated, nor yet for Paul and Barnabas going to Pisidian Antioch), Acts 16:35 (no reason given for the Philippi prætors’ change of attitude), Acts 17:15 (not said that the injunction was obeyed, but from 1 Thessalonians 3:1 we see that Timothy had rejoined Paul at Athens and was sent away again to Macedonia, whence he came in Acts 18:5 to Corinth), Acts 20:16 (not stated that they arrived in time for Pentecost, but it must be understood), Acts 27:43 (it must be inferred that the injunction was obeyed). Contrast the account of the conduct of the Greek magistrates at Iconium and Thessalonica who were active against him, or of the Court of the Areopagus at Athens who were contemptuous, with the silence about the action of the Roman magistrates of Pisidian Antioch and Lystra, or the explicit statements about Sergius Paulus, Gallio, Felix, Festus, Claudius Lysias and Julius the centurion, who were more or less fair or friendly. ( c ) The ‘first men’ at Pisidian Antioch ( Acts 13:50 ), i
Roman Empire - So Corinth, Troas, and the Pisidian Antioch
Procurator - Ramsay, ‘The Tekmoreian Guest-Friends; an Anti-Christian Society on the Imperial Estates at Pisidian Antioch,’ in Studies in the History and Art of the Eastern Provinces of the Roman Empire, 1906, pp
Antioch - τὴν Πισιδίαν, ‘Pisidian Antioch,’ which is the correct reading, instead of Ἀ. Luke already calls it ‘Pisidian Antioch,’ to differentiate it from Antioch in Syria
Pre-Eminence - Paul’s address at Pisidian Antioch, which stands as representative of his teaching, at least during the First Missionary Journey
Chronology of the New Testament - First Missionary Journey, to Cyprus, Acts 13:4 ; Pamphylia, and Southern Galatia (Pisidian Antioch, Acts 13:14 ; Iconium, Acts 13:51 ; Lystra, Acts 14:6 ; Derbe, Acts 14:20 ), and back by Attalia to Antioch, Acts 14:26 [so HR; TL give one year less]
Gestures - So Paul and Barnabas did at Pisidian Antioch (Acts 13:51), and so Paul ‘shook out his raiment’ against the unbelieving Jews at Corinth (Acts 18:6)
Paul - The towns mentioned in this tour are the Pisidian Antioch, where Paul delivered his first address of which we have any record (13:16-51; comp 10:30-43), Iconium, Lystra, and Derbe
Gentiles - -The account of what occurred at Pisidian Antioch when St
Family - Thus the influential women at Pisidian Antioch, the ‘devout women of honourable estate,’ are, with the chief men (πρῶτοι) of the city, urged by the Jews to arouse fooling against St
Gospel - In his address in the synagogue of Pisidian Antioch, he generalizes the incident of Cornelius; ‘Be it known unto you therefore, brethren, that through this man (Jesus) is proclaimed unto yon remission of sins; and by him every one that believeth is justified from all things, from which ye could not be justified by the law of Moses
Genealogies of Jesus Christ - ’ Similarly in his speech at the Pisidian Antioch, as recorded in Acts 13:23, he says: ‘Of this man’s (i
Paul the Apostle - It is noteworthy that he seems to have laid much stress on evangelizing Roman Colonies like Corinth, Pisidian Antioch, Lystra, and Philippi
Paul - Here again, as in Pisidian Antioch, the envy of the Jews was excited, and the mob assaulted the house of Jason with whom Paul and Silas were staying as guests, and, not finding them, dragged Jason himself and some other brethren before the magistrates