increasing, a female Christian at Colosse (Philemon 1:2), supposed by some to have been the wife of Philemon.
apphia was probably Philemon’s wife and Archippus perhaps his son.
The Literature and History of New Testament Times J. Gresham (John Gresham) Machen
Adolphe [French a-dawlf] /French aˈdɔlf/ (Show IPA), 1862–1928, Swiss stage designer and theatrical producer. Historical Examples Without the immortal city, along the Appia Via, there dwelt a singular and romantic visionary, of the name of Volktman. Godolphin, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton Down the Via Appia, toward Campania, where was their only safety, poured the panic-stricken company. […]
- Appian way
an ancient Roman highway extending from Rome to Brundisium (now Brindisi): begun 312 b.c. by Appius Claudius Caecus. About 350 miles (565 km) long. Historical Examples He urged his horse faster toward the gate that opened upon the Appian Way; boldness and speed were all that could save them. The Lion’s Brood Duffield Osborne The […]
- Appii forum
appii forum i.e., “the market of Appius” (Acts 28:15, R.V.), a town on the road, the “Appian Way,” from Rome to Brundusium. It was 43 miles from Rome. Here Paul was met by some Roman Christians on his way to the capital. It was natural that they should halt here and wait for him, because […]
- Appius claudius
Appius [ap-ee-uh s] /ˈæp i əs/ (Show IPA), (Appius Claudius Crassus) Roman decemvir and consul, 5th cent. b.c. Historical Examples appius claudius was seized with a criminal passion for violating the person of a young woman of plebeian condition. The History of Rome, Books 01 to 08 Titus Livius “I thought you said that appius […]