Sardis



noun
1.
an ancient city in W Asia Minor: the capital of ancient Lydia.
noun
1.
an ancient city of W Asia Minor: capital of Lydia

the metropolis of Lydia in Asia Minor. It stood on the river Pactolus, at the foot of mount Tmolus. Here was one of the seven Asiatic churches (Rev. 3:1-6). It is now a ruin called Sert-Kalessi.

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