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American Tract Society Bible Dictionary
A city of Pamphylia, Acts 13:13; 14:25 . This is not a maritime city, but is situated on the river Cestrus, at some distance from its mouth, which has long been obstructed by a bar. It was one of the most considerable cities in Pamphylia; and when that province was divided into two parts, this city became the metropolis of one part, and side of the other. On a neighboring mountain was a splendid temple of Diana, which gave celebrity to the city.
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Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Perga'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ats/p/perga.html. 1859.