Rhegium
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Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary
Rhegium

rupture; fracture

Smith's Bible Dictionary
Rhegium

(breach), an Italian town situated on the Bruttian coast, just at the southern entrance of the Straits of Messina. The name occurs in the account of St. Paul's voyage from Syracuse to Puteoli, after the shipwreck at Malta. (Acts 28:13) By a curious coincidence, the figures on its coin are the very "twin brothers" which gave the name to St. Paul's ship. It was originally a Greek colony; it was miserably destroyed by Dionysius of Syracuse. From Augustus it received advantages which combined with its geographical position in making it important throughout the duration of the Roman empire. The modern Reggio is a town of 10,000 inhabitants. Its distance across the straits from Messina is only about six miles.

ATS Bible Dictionary
Rhegium

Now Reggio, capital of the province of Calabria Ultra, in the kingdom of Naples, on the coast near the south-west extremity of Italy, eight miles south-east of Messina in Sicily. The ship in which Paul was on his way to Rome touched here, Acts 28:13,14. Rhegium was a city of considerable note in ancient times. The modern city was nearly destroyed by an earthquake in 1783, and now contains about eighteen thousand inhabitants.

Easton's Bible Dictionary
Breach, a town in the south of Italy, on the Strait of Messina, at which Paul touched on his way to Rome (Acts 28:13). It is now called Rheggio.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
RHEGIUM

re-ji-um: This city (Rhegion] (Acts 28:13), the modern Reggio di Calabria) was a town situated on the east side of the Sicilian Straits, about 6 miles South of a point opposite Messana (Messina). Originally a colony of Chalcidian Greeks, the place enjoyed great prosperity in the 5th century B.C., but was captured and destroyed by Dionysius, tyrant of Syracuse, in 387 B.C., when all the surviving inhabitants were sold into slavery (Diodorus xiv. 106-8, 111, 112). The city never entirely recovered from this blow, althouah it was partially restored by the younaer Dionysius. On the occasion of the invasion of Italy by Pyrrhus, the people of Rhegium had recourse to an alliance with Rome (280 B.C.) and received 4,000 Campanian troops within their walls, who turned out to be very unruly guests. For, in imitation of a similar band of mercenaries across the strait in Messana, they massacred the male inhabitants and reduced the women to slavery (Polybius i0.7; Orosius iv.3). They were not punished by the Romans until 270 B.C., when the town was restored to those of its former inhabitants who still survived. The people of Rhegium were faithful to their alliance with Rome during the Second Punic War (Livy xxiii0.3; xxiv. 1; xxvi0.12; xxix.6). At the time of the Social War they were incorporated with the Roman state, Rhegium becoming a municipality (Cicero Verr. v0.6; Pro Archia, 3).

The ship in which Paul sailed from Melita to Puteoli encountered unfavorable winds after leaving Syracuse, and reached Rhegium by means of tacking. It waited at Rhegium a day for a south wind which bore it to Puteoli (Acts 28:13), about 180 miles distant, where it probably arrived in about 26 hours.

George H. Allen

Greek
4484. Rhegion -- Rhegium, a city in southern Italy
... Rhegium, a city in southern Italy. Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter Transliteration:
Rhegion Phonetic Spelling: (hrayg'-ee-on) Short Definition: Rhegium Definition ...
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If any one Wishes to Hear the Arrangements for My Journey from ...
... living at Jerusalem, I went on board ship at the port of Rome, choosing my own time,
and with a very large body of the saints attending me, I arrived at Rhegium ...
/.../22 if any one wishes.htm

Acts of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul.
... And having sailed thence, he came to Rhegium of Calabria, and from Rhegium he crossed
to Mesina, and there ordained a bishop, Bacchylus by name. ...
/.../unknown/acts of the holy apostles peter and paul/acts of the holy apostles.htm

Preface to Origen's Homilies on Numbers.
... As you yourself saw, the Barbarian was within sight of us; he had set fire to the
city of Rhegium, and our only protection against him was the very narrow sea ...
/.../preface to origens homilies on.htm

Acts XXVIII
... Pollux. (12) And landing at Syracuse, we remained there three days. (13) Thence,
taking an indirect course, we arrived at Rhegium. And ...
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Luke's Attitude Towards the Roman World
... The fact that Syracuse and Puteoli and Rhegium are named without any geographical
explanation might perhaps be explained from their fame and importance. ...
/.../ramsay/was christ born in bethlehem/chapter 3 lukes attitude towards.htm

Salutations. Conclusion.
... I have sent you this letter through Euphanius the reader, a man honoured of God,
and very faithful, happening to meet with him at Rhegium, just as he was going ...
/.../chapter xv salutations conclusion.htm

An Account of the Following Book to all Sorts of Readers.
... his way; the next that appears to give a Grace to it, is no less a Man, than the
Most Illustrious and most Reverend Lord, the Archbishop of Rhegium, who tells ...
/.../the spiritual guide which disentangles the soul/an account of the following.htm

The Philosophy of the Christians More Ancient than that of the ...
... poetry of Homer, his parentage, and the time in which he flourished have been
investigated by the most ancient writers,"by Theagenes of Rhegium, who lived in ...
/.../tatian/tatians address to the greeks/chapter xxxi the philosophy of the.htm

After the Wreck
... And from thence we fetched a compass, and came to Rhegium: and after one day
the south wind blew, and we came the next day to Puteoli; 14. ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture the acts/after the wreck.htm

Letter cxlvi. To Evangelus.
... [3943] Wherever there is a bishop, whether it be at Rome or at Engubium, whether
it be at Constantinople or at Rhegium, whether it be at Alexandria or at Zoan ...
/.../jerome/the principal works of st jerome/letter cxlvi to evangelus.htm

Thesaurus
Rhegium (1 Occurrence)
... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. RHEGIUM. ... The people of Rhegium were faithful to
their alliance with Rome during the Second Punic War (Livy xxiii0.3; xxiv. ...
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Rhe'gium (1 Occurrence)
Rhe'gium. Rhegium, Rhe'gium. Rhesa . Multi-Version Concordance Rhe'gium
(1 Occurrence). ... Rhegium, Rhe'gium. Rhesa . Reference Bible.
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Rezon (3 Occurrences)

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Fetched (26 Occurrences)
... Acts 28:13 And from thence we fetched a compass, and came to Rhegium: and after
one day the south wind blew, and we came the next day to Puteoli: (KJV). ...
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Dioscuri (1 Occurrence)
... Revised Version (British and American) thE TWIN BROTHERS; in margin, "Dioscuri"):
The sign of the ship on which Paul sailed from Melita to Syracuse and Rhegium...
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Pute'oli (1 Occurrence)
... Acts 28:13 thence having gone round, we came to Rhegium, and after one day, a south
wind having sprung up, the second 'day' we came to Puteoli; (See RSV). ...
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Blew (37 Occurrences)
... Acts 28:13 And from thence we fetched a compass, and came to Rhegium: and after
one day the south wind blew, and we came the next day to Puteoli: (KJV WBS). ...
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Circuitous (2 Occurrences)
... Acts 28:13 Whence, going in a circuitous course, we arrived at Rhegium; and after
one day, the wind having changed to south, on the second day we came to ...
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Compass (51 Occurrences)
... Acts 28:13 And from thence we fetched a compass, and came to Rhegium: and after
one day the south wind blew, and we came the next day to Puteoli: (KJV). ...
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Circuit (27 Occurrences)
... Acts 28:13 And from thence we made a circuit, and arrived at Rhegium: and after
one day a south wind sprang up, and on the second day we came to Puteoli; (ASV ...
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