Amphipolis
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Amphipolis

(a city surrounded by the sea), a city of Macedonia, through which Paul and Silas passed on their way from Philippi to Thessalonica (Acts 17:1) It was distant 33 Roman miles from Philippi, to the southwest, and about three miles from the sea. Its site is now occupied by a village called Neokhorio ; in Turkish Jeni-Keni , or "New Town."

ATS Bible Dictionary
Amphipolis

A city of Macedonia, situated not far from the mouth of the river Strymon, which flowed "around the city," and thus occasioned its name. The village which now stands upon the site of the ancient city is called Empoli of Yamboli, a corruption of Amphipolis. It was visited by Paul and Silas, Acts 17:1.

Easton's Bible Dictionary
City on both sides, a Macedonian city, a great Roman military station, through which Paul and Silas passed on their way from Philippi to Thessalonica, a distance of 33 Roman miles from Philippi (Acts 17:1).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
AMPHIPOLIS

am-fip'-o-lis (Amphipolis): A town in Macedonia, situated on the eastern bank of the Strymon (modern Struma or Karasu) some three miles from its mouth, near the point where it flows out of Lake Prasias or Cercinitis. It lay on a terraced hill, protected on the North, West and South by the river, on the East by a wall (Thuc. iv.102), while its harbor-town of Eion lay on the coast close to the river's mouth. The name is derived either from its being nearly surrounded by the stream or from its being conspicuous on every side, a fact to which Thucydides draws attention (in the place cited). It was at first called Ennea Hodoi, Nine Ways, a name which suggests its importance both strategically and commercially. It guarded the main route from Thrace into Macedonia and later became an important station on the Via Egnatia, the great Roman road from Dyrrhachium on the Adriatic to the Hebrus (Maritza), and it was the center of a fertile district producing wine, oil, figs and timber in abundance and enriched by gold and silver mines and considerable manufactures, especially of woolen stuffs. In 497 B.C. Aristagoras, ex-despot of Miletus, tried to settle there, and a second vain attempt was made in 465-464 by the Athenians, who succeeded in founding a colony there in 437 under the leadership of Hagnon. The population, however, was too mixed to allow of strong Athenian sympathies, and in 424 the town fell away to the Spartan leader Brasidas and defied all the subsequent attempts of the Athenians to recover it. It passed under the protectorate of Perdiccas and Philip of Macedon, and the latter finally made himself master of it in 358. On the Roman partition of Macedonia after the battle of Pydna (168 B.C.) Amphipolis was made a free city and capital of Macedonia Prima. Paul and Silas passed through it on their way from Philippi to Thessalonica, but the narrative seems to preclude a long stay (Acts 17:1). The place was called Popolia in the Middle Ages, while in modern times the village of Neochori (Turkish, Yenikeui) marks the site (Leake, Northern Greece, III, 181, Cousinery, Macedoine, I, 100, 122; Heuzey et Daumet, Mission archeol. de Macedoine, 165).

Marcus N. Tod

Greek
295. Amphipolis -- Amphipolis, a city in Macedonia
... 294, 295. Amphipolis. 296 . Amphipolis, a city in Macedonia. Part of
Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: Amphipolis Phonetic ...
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Acts XVII
... Leaving the cause thus guarded behind them, Paul and Silas seek another field of
labor. (1) "And having passed through Amphipolis and Apollonia, they went into ...
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Letter xiv. To Gregory his Friend.
... so as to command the extent of the plains and the stream which bounds it, which
is not less beautiful, to my taste, than the Strymon as seen from Amphipolis. ...
/.../basil/basil letters and select works/letter xiv to gregory his.htm

Second Missionary Journey
... it best to leave Philippi, Paul and his company passed on their way along the Egnatian
road through the two beautiful Greek cities of Amphipolis and Apollonia ...
/.../sell/bible studies in the life of paul/study iv second missionary journey.htm

Paul and Silas in Thessalonica and Berea.
... Hence, upon leaving Philippi, they went forward to Thessalonica the capital of
Macedonia. "Now when they had passed through Amphipolis and Apollonia, they came ...
/.../dick/lectures on the acts of the apostles/lecture xix paul and silas.htm

The Ministry of Paul in Thessalonica, Berea, Athens, and Corinth.
... CORINTH. AD52 TO AD54. After leaving Philippi, and passing through Amphipolis
and Apollonia, Paul made his way to Thessalonica. In ...
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Acts xvii. 1, 2, 3
... Homily XXXVII. Acts XVII. 1, 2, 3. Acts XVII.1, 2, 3 "Now when they had passed through
Amphipolis and Apollonia, they came to Thessalonica, where was a ...
/.../chrysostom/homilies on acts and romans/homily xxxvii acts xvii 1.htm

Thessalonica and Berea
... THE ACTS CHAP. XIII TO END THESSALONICA AND BEREA. 'Now, when they had passed through
Amphipolis and Apollonia, they came to Thessalonica, where was a synagogue ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture the acts/thessalonica and berea.htm

Ep. Iv.
... And the river rushes roaring down, which to you is a Strymon of Amphipolis for
quietness, and there are not so many fishes in it as stones, nor does it flow ...
/.../cyril/select letters of saint gregory nazianzen/ep iv.htm

Christian Worship.
... Even Paul preached Christ in the synagogues of Damascus, Cyprus, Antioch
in Pisidia, Amphipolis, Beraeea, Athens, Corinth, Ephesus. ...
/.../history of the christian church volume i/section 52 christian worship.htm

Paul and Silas in Macedonia
... the city. After they had passed through Amphipolis and Apollonia, they
came to Thessalonica, where the Jews had a synagogue. As ...
/.../sherman/the childrens bible/paul and silas in macedonia.htm

Thesaurus
Amphipolis (1 Occurrence)
...AMPHIPOLIS. ... On the Roman partition of Macedonia after the battle of Pydna (168 BC)
Amphipolis was made a free city and capital of Macedonia Prima. ...
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Apollonia (1 Occurrence)
... Easton's Bible Dictionary A city of Macedonia between Amphipolis and
Thessalonica, from which it was distant about 36 miles. Paul ...
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Amphip'olis (1 Occurrence)
Amphip'olis. Amphipolis, Amphip'olis. Ample . Multi-Version Concordance
Amphip'olis (1 Occurrence). ... Amphipolis, Amphip'olis. Ample . Reference Bible.
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Macedonia (23 Occurrences)
... He welded the Macedonian tribes into a single nation, won by force and fraud the
important positions of Amphipolis, Pydna, Potidaea, Olynthus, Abdera and ...
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Amoz (14 Occurrences)

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Philippi (8 Occurrences)
... of the people, and they were "shamefully entreated" (Acts 16:9-40; 1 Thessalonians
2:2). Paul and Silas at length left this city and proceeded to Amphipolis (qv ...
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Thessalonica (8 Occurrences)
... He had been at Philippi, and traveled thence by the Egnatian Road, passing through
Amphipolis and Apollonia on the way (Acts 17:1). He found at Thessalonica a ...
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Journeyed (111 Occurrences)
... (WEY). Acts 17:1 And having journeyed through Amphipolis and Apollonia, they came
to Thessalonica, where was the synagogue of the Jews. (DBY). ...
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Traveled (104 Occurrences)
... (See NIV). Acts 17:1 Now when they had passed through Amphipolis and Apollonia,
they came to Thessalonica, where there was a Jewish synagogue. (See NAS). ...
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Tiphsah (2 Occurrences)
... but Alexander the Great, in his pursuit constructed two bridges for the transport
of his army (Arrian iii.7). Under the Seleucids it was called Amphipolis. ...
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