Apollonia



apollonia

a city of Macedonia between Amphipolis and Thessalonica, from which it was distant about 36 miles. Paul and Silas passed through it on their way to Thessalonica (Acts 17:1).

Historical Examples

It did not yield; and apollonia’s yellow eyes sent out a flash of excited expectation.
The Guests Of Hercules C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson

I write this in order that people may not think they were by apollonia.
The Oera Linda Book Anonymous

This is continued by her son Adelbrost, and her daughter apollonia.
The Oera Linda Book Anonymous

Near a third lake is apollonia on the Rhyndacus, as it is called.
The Geography of Strabo, Volume II (of 3) Strabo

The former was called Epidamnus, the latter (actually, a settlement a few kilometres away) apollonia.
After the Rain Sam Vaknin

There are also phenomena of this kind at apollonia in Epirus.
The Geography of Strabo, Volume III (of 3) Strabo

In his retirement at apollonia, he went with his friend Agrippa to visit Theogenes, the astrologer, in his gallery on the roof.
The Lives Of The Twelve Caesars, Complete C. Suetonius Tranquillus

The first parts of this coast are those about Epidamnus and apollonia.
The Geography of Strabo, Volume I (of 3) Strabo

A century later Diogenes of apollonia gave a description of the venous system.
Form and Function E. S. (Edward Stuart) Russell

Then Galepsus and apollonia, which were destroyed by Philip.
The Geography of Strabo, Volume I (of 3) Strabo

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