Neapolis
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Neapolis

the new city

Smith's Bible Dictionary
Neapolis

(new city) is the place in northern Greece where Paul and his associates first landed in Europe. (Acts 16:11) where, no doubt, he landed also on his second visit to Macedonia, (Acts 20:1) and whence certainly he embarked on his last journey through that province to Troas and Jerusalem. (Acts 20:6) Philippi being an inland town, Neapolis was evidently the port, and is represented by the present Kavalla . (Kavalla is a city of 5000 or 6000 inhabitants, Greeks and Turks. Neapolis was situated within the bounds of Thrace, ten miles from Philippi, on a high rocky promontory jutting out into the AEgean Sea, while a temple of Diana crowned the hill-top. --ED.)

ATS Bible Dictionary
Neapolis

Now called Napoli, Acts 16...11, a maritime city of Macedonia, near the borders of Thrace, whither Paul came from the isle of Samothracia. From Neapolis he went to Philippi.

Easton's Bible Dictionary
New city, a town in Thrace at which Paul first landed in Europe (Acts 16:11). It was the sea-port of the inland town of Philippi, which was distant about 10 miles. From this port Paul embarked on his last journey to Jerusalem (Acts 20:6). It is identified with the modern Turco-Grecian Kavalla.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
NEAPOLIS

ne-ap'-o-lis (Neapolis; Westcott and Hort, The New Testament in Greek, Nea Polis): A town on the northern shore the Aegean, originally belonging to Thrace but later falling within the Roman province of Macedonia. It was the seaport of Philippi, and was the first point in Europe at which Paul and his companions landed; from Troas they had sailed direct to Samothrace, and on the next day reached Neapolis (Acts 16:11). Paul probably passed through the town again on his second visit to Macedonia (Acts 20:1), and he certainly must have embarked there on his last journey from Philippi to Troas, which occupied 5 days (Acts 20:6). The position of Neapolis is a matter of dispute. Some writers have maintained that it lay on the site known as Eski (i.e. "Old") Kavalla (Cousinery, Macedoine, II, 109;), and that upon its destruction in the 6th or 7th century A.D. the inhabitants migrated to the place, about 10 miles to the East, called Christopolis in medieval and Kavalla in modern times. But the general view, and that which is most consonant with the evidence, both literary and archaeological, places Neapolis at Kavalla, which lies on a rocky headland with a spacious harbor on its western side, in which the fleet of Brutus and Cassius was moored at the time of the battle of Philippi (42 B.C.; Appian Bell. Civ. iv.106). The town lay some 10 Roman miles from Philippi, with which it was connected by a road leading over the mountain ridge named Symbolum, which separates the plain of Philippi from the sea.

The date of its foundation is uncertain, but it seems to have been a colony from the island of Thasos, which lay opposite to it (Dio Cassius xlvii.35). It appears (under the name Neopolis, which is also borne on its coins) as member both of the first and of the second Athenian confederacy, and was highly commended by the Athenians in an extant decree for its loyalty during the Thasian revolt of 411-408 B.C. (Inser. Graec., I, Suppl. 51). The chief cult of the city was that of "The Virgin," usually identified with the Greek Artemis. (See Leake, Travels in Northern Greece, III, 180; Cousinery, Voyage dans la Macedoine, II, 69;, 109;; Heuzey and Daumet, Mission archeol. de Macedoine, 11;.)

M. N. Tod

Greek
3496. Nea Polis -- Neapolis, a city of Macedonia
... Neapolis, a city of Macedonia. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: Nea
Polis Phonetic Spelling: (neh-ap'-ol-is) Short Definition: Neapolis Definition ...
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Library

The Epistle of Ignatius to Mary at Neapolis, Near Zarbus
The Epistle of Ignatius to Mary at Neapolis, Near Zarbus. <. The Epistle of
Ignatius to Mary at Neapolis, Near Zarbus Ignatius. Table of Contents. ...
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Junius of Neapolis Said: "I do not Depart from the Judgment which ...
... 94. Junius of Neapolis said: "I do not depart from the judgment which we� "94. ... Footnotes:
[1890] Neapolis was in ecclesiastical province of Zeugitana. ...
/.../writings in connection with the donatist controversy /chapter 48 94 junius.htm

Epistle Xci. To Fortunatus, Bishop of Neapolis (Naples).
... Epistle XCI. To Fortunatus, Bishop of Neapolis (Naples). To Fortunatus,
Bishop of Neapolis (Naples). Gregory to Fortunatus, &c. ...
/.../the epistles of saint gregory the great/epistle xci to fortunatus bishop.htm

Epistle xxiv. To Fortunatus, Bishop of Neapolis (Naples).
... Epistle XXIV. To Fortunatus, Bishop of Neapolis (Naples). To Fortunatus,
Bishop of Neapolis (Naples). Gregory to Fortunatus, &c. ...
/.../the epistles of saint gregory the great/epistle xxiv to fortunatus bishop.htm

Epistle xxxvi. To Fortunatus, Bishop of Neapolis (Naples).
... Epistle XXXVI. To Fortunatus, Bishop of Neapolis (Naples). To Fortunatus,
Bishop of Neapolis (Naples). Gregory to Fortunatus, &c. ...
/.../the epistles of saint gregory the great/epistle xxxvi to fortunatus bishop.htm

Epistle xii. To Paschasius, Bishop of Neapolis (Naples).
... Epistle XII. To Paschasius, Bishop of Neapolis (Naples). To Paschasius,
Bishop of Neapolis (Naples). Gregory to Paschasius, &c. ...
/.../the epistles of saint gregory the great/epistle xii to paschasius bishop.htm

The Epistle of Ignatius to Mary at Neapolis, Near Zarbus
The Epistle of Ignatius to Mary at Neapolis, Near Zarbus. <. ...
/.../ignatius/the epistle of ignatius to mary at neapolis near zarbus/title page.htm

Samaria. Sychem.
... The city Samaria was at last called Sebaste; and Sychem, Neapolis. ... And two parsae
thence (eight miles) is Neapolis, which is also Sychem in mount Ephraim. ...
/.../lightfoot/from the talmud and hebraica/chapter 56 samaria sychem.htm

The Epistle of Ignatius to St. John the Apostle
The Epistle of Ignatius to Mary at Neapolis, Near Zarbus. <. ...
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Introduction
The Epistle of Ignatius to Mary at Neapolis, Near Zarbus. <. ...
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Thesaurus
Neapolis (1 Occurrence)
... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. NEAPOLIS. ne-ap'-o-lis (Neapolis; Westcott
and Hort, The New Testament in Greek, Nea Polis): A town ...
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Shechem (61 Occurrences)
... It is the modern Nablus, a contraction for Neapolis, the name given to it
by Vespasian. ... Under the Romans it became Flavia Neapolis. ...
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Ne-ap'olis (1 Occurrence)
Ne-ap'olis. Neapolis, Ne-ap'olis. Near . Multi-Version Concordance Ne-ap'olis
(1 Occurrence). ... Neapolis, Ne-ap'olis. Near . Reference Bible.
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Taanath-shiloh (1 Occurrence)
... named between Michmethath and Janoah (Joshua 16:6). According to Eusebius, Onomasticon
(sv "Thena") it lay about 10 Roman miles East of Neapolis, on the road ...
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Taanathshiloh (1 Occurrence)
... named between Michmethath and Janoah (Joshua 16:6). According to Eusebius, Onomasticon
(sv "Thena") it lay about 10 Roman miles East of Neapolis, on the road ...
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Samothracia (1 Occurrence)
... distant. This Thracian Samos was passed by Paul on his voyage from Troas
to Neapolis (Acts 16:11) on his first missionary journey. ...
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Samothrace (1 Occurrence)
... From Troas, Paul made a straight run to Samothrace, and the next day sailed to NEAPOLIS
(which see) on the Thracian coast, the port of PHILIPPI (which see). ...
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Philippi (8 Occurrences)
... Pangaeus, on the South by the ridge called in antiquity Symbolum, over which ran
the road connecting the city with its seaport, NEAPOLIS (which see), 9 miles ...
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Macedonia (23 Occurrences)
... 1. Paul's First Visit: On his 2nd missionary journey Paul came to Troas, and from
there sailed with Silas, Timothy and Luke to Neapolis, the nearest Macedonian ...
/m/macedonia.htm - 40k

Voyage (5 Occurrences)
... Voyage (5 Occurrences). Acts 16:11 Setting sail therefore from Troas, we made a
straight course to Samothrace, and the day following to Neapolis; (See RSV). ...
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