Assos



assos

a sea-port town of Proconsular Asia, in the district of Mysia, on the north shore of the Gulf of Adramyttium. Paul came hither on foot along the Roman road from Troas (Acts 20:13, 14), a distance of 20 miles. It was about 30 miles distant from Troas by sea. The island of Lesbos lay opposite it, about 7 miles distant.

Historical Examples

And when he met with us at assos, we took him in, and came to Mitylene.
Ruins of Ancient Cities (Vol. II of II) Charles Bucke

And when he met with us at assos, we took him in, and came to Miletus.
The Bible for Young People Anonymous

This answer so angered Leo, that he ordered him to be banished to assos.
The Lives of the Saints, Volume III (of 16): March Sabine Baring-Gould

And when he met us at assos, we took him in, and came to Mitylene.
The Bible Story Rev. Newton Marshall Hall

But we going aboard the ship, sailed to assos, being there to take in Paul.
The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version Various

And when he had met with us at assos, we took him in and came to Mitylene.
The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version Various

You would have thought it was Paul himself talking to himself on the road to assos.
Bunyan Characters (Second Series) Alexander Whyte

It had to round a promontory in its way to the port of assos, which could be reached direct by St. Paul in half the time.
The Expositor’s Bible: The Acts of the Apostles, Vol. 2 G. T. Stokes

The very singular temple of assos, (No. 5), though earlier, should perhaps be added.
The American Journal of Archaeology, 1893-1 Various

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