Definitions

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  • proper n. A historical region in the south coast of Asia Minor, between Lycia and Cilicia

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek Παμφυλία (Pamphulia).

Examples

  • Perga in Pamphylia was a noted place, especially for a temple there erected to the goddess Diana, yet nothing at all is related of what

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume VI (Acts to Revelation)

  • This extraordinary man, the object of so much praise and censure, was a native of Side in Pamphylia; and his genius, like that of

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • 13 Now when Paul and his company loosed from Paphos, they came to Perga in Pamphylia: and John departing from them returned to

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume VI (Acts to Revelation)

  • The path north from the town was more fit for goatherds than an army of thousands, so the king sent his Thracian soldiers to carve a road over the pass and down into the plain of Pamphylia.

    Alexander the Great

  • With this gruesome scene behind them, Alexander and his army at last marched into Pamphylia, a beautiful plain stretching some fifty miles along the shore and surrounded by mountains.

    Alexander the Great

  • Alexander then moved on to Side, the easternmost town in Pamphylia, posting a garrison before he doubled back to Aspendus to collect his money and horses.

    Alexander the Great

  • His last great defeat came at sea, near Pamphylia in Asia Minor, where Carthaginian ships fought with the Romans against him (as Miles says "we can only imagine his shock and sorrow".)

    A story of Hannibal offers a lesson to the modern world

  • Moreover somewhere in the middle of his reign, he also moved Sagalassos from the province of Asia (with its capital at Ephesos) with which it had no special economic ties, to the province of Lycia and Pamphylia, to which Pisidia was added.

    The Antonine Dynastic Gallery at Sagalassos

  • Paul did not think it was wise to take Mark because he had deserted them in Pamphylia.

    Solving Church conflict - 2

  • A little later the Athenians and their allies fought two battles, one by land and the other by sea, against the Persians, at the river Eurymedon in Pamphylia.

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

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