Thessalonica


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Thes·sa·lo·ní·ki

 (thĕ′sä-lô-nē′kē) also Thes·sa·lo·ni·ca (-lô-nī′kə, -lŏn′ĭ-kə) or Sa·lo·ni·ka (sə-lŏn′ĭ-kə, săl′ə-nē′kə)
A city of northeast Greece on an inlet of the Aegean Sea. Founded c. 315 bc, it flourished after c. 146 as the capital of the Roman province of Macedon. Today it is a major port and the second-largest city in Greece.
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Noun1.Thessalonica - a port city in northeastern Greece on an inlet of the Aegean SeaThessalonica - a port city in northeastern Greece on an inlet of the Aegean Sea; second largest city of Greece
Ellas, Greece, Hellenic Republic - a republic in southeastern Europe on the southern part of the Balkan peninsula; known for grapes and olives and olive oil
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Ironically, the demise of the Ottoman regime can partly be blamed on the Jewish enclave in Salonika (now Thessalonica or Thessaloniki in Greece) - home of the Donme [26] and the birthplace of the (Jacobin) Young Turk movement.
What makes Paul start writing, and why to the folks in Thessalonica (modern-day Saloniki) first?
Most of Paul's converts in Antioch, Iconium, Phillipi, Thessalonica, Corinth etc were not proselytes, but "those who fear God".
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The second lesson was from St Paul's second letter to the church at Thessalonica.
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Plutarch speaks of Brutus's promising his soldiers the plunder of Lacedaemon and Thessalonica as "the only circumstance of his life, for which no apology can be made;" gives repeated instances of his generosity towards the vanquished, often dismissing them without exacting any ransom or tribute, and always showing a moderation, which contrasted in a striking manner with the conduct of his colleague Cassius.
from Principia College, Elsah, IL; and a certificate from the Institute for Balkan Studies, Thessalonica, Greece.