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Strong's #4010 - Πέργαμος
Pergamos = "height or elevation"
- a city of Mysia Minor, in Asia Minor, the seat of the dynasties of Attalus and Eumenes, famous for its temple of Aesculapius and the invention and manufacture of parchment. The river Selinus flowed through it and the Cetius ran past it. It was the birthplace of the physician Galen, and had a great royal library. It had a Christian church.
Pergamus, the citadel of Troy, Il. 5.446, etc.; τὸ Πριάμου
Πέργαμος (perhaps Περγαμμον, τό (the gender in the N. T. is indeterminate; cf. Lob. ad Phryn., p. 421f; Pape, Eigennamen, see under the words)), Περγαμου, ἡ, Pergamus (or Pergamum (cf. Curtius, § 413)), a city of Mysia Major in Asia Minor, the seat of the dynasties of Attalus and Eumenes, celebrated for the temple of Aesculapius, and the invention ((?) cf. Gardthausen, Griech. Palaeogr., p. 39f; Birt, Antikes Buchwesen, chapter ii.) and manufacture of parchment. The river Selinus flowed through it and the Cetius ran past it (Strabo 13, p. 623; Pliny, 5, 30 (33); 13, 11 (21); Tacitus, ann. 3, 63). It was the birthplace of the physician Galen, and had a great royal library. Modern Berghama. There was a Christian church there: Revelation 1:11; Revelation 2:12.
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Πέργαμος , -ου , ἡ
(so Xen., Paus., al., but -ον , τό in Strabo, Polyb., and most writers, also in Inscr.; in NT the termination is uncertain),
Pergamum, a city of Mysia: Revelation 1:11; Revelation 2:12.†
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";a thing moulded or formed"; (Romans 9:20 LXX) : cf. the magic P Lond 46.378 (iv/A.D.) (= I. p. 77) πλ (άσμα) Ἑρμ (οῦ) χλαμυδηφόρου.
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