Pamphylia


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Pamphylia

(pæmˈfɪlɪə)
n
(Placename) an area on the S coast of ancient Asia Minor

Pam•phyl•i•a

(pæmˈfɪl i ə)

n.
an ancient region in S Asia Minor: later a Roman province.
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From Smyrna towards the Holy Land the course will lay through the Grecian Archipelago, close by the Isle of Patmos, along the coast of Asia, ancient Pamphylia, and the Isle of Cyprus.
Now this Ardiaeus lived a thousand years before the time of Er: he had been the tyrant of some city of Pamphylia, and had murdered his aged father and his elder brother, and was said to have committed many other abominable crimes.
Parthians and Medes and Elamites, those dwelling in Mesopotamia, Judea and Cappadocia, Pontus and Asia, Phrygia and Pamphylia, Egypt and the parts of Libya adjoining Cyrene, visitors from Rome, both Jews and proselytes, Cretans and Arabs--we hear them speaking in our own tongues the wonderful works of God.
In Jerusalem Peter stood up to announce Jesus' resurrection to "Parthians, Medes, Elamites, and residents of Mesopotamia, Judea and Cappadocia, Pontus and Asia, Phrygia and Pamphylia, Egypt and the parts of Libya belonging to Cyrene, and visitors from Rome, both Jews and proselytes, Cretans and Arabs" (Acts 2:8-11).
begins with a basic dating of Hittite-Abbiyawa relations from the textual material, moves on to briefly discuss the archaeological evidence from that time--in the main pointing out that quite a bit of Mycenaean pottery has been found on the Anatolian west coast--and concludes with an exploration of possible Aniyawan locations and arguments made for or against them: Cilicia, Pamphylia, Crete, Cyprus, Rhodes, and again finally Mycenaean Greece.
Side is an ancient Luvi city in Anatolia in the region of Pamphylia (today Antalya).
Another such incident provides an interesting case study in the growth of a legend: Alexander's passage down the coast of Pamphylia, in the words of Plutarch 'became to many historians a vivid pretext for alarm and exaggeration' ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]) and even reverberated on stage in a Menander play (17.
They cover behavioral aspects of the northern Syria 2007 hoard of Athenian Owls from the Near East; a metallurgical perspective on Athenian tetradrachms from Tel Mikhal; the eras of Pamphylia and the Seleucid invasions of Asia Minor; the Antiochus III hoard; the metrology of Judaean small bronze coins; Severus Alexander, the Temple of Jupiter Ultor, and Jovian iconography on Roman imperial coinage; and a comparative statistical approach to early Byzantine coin circulation in the eastern provinces.