Definitions

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  • proper n. Alternative form of Pergamum.

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek Πέργαμος.

Examples

  • Literal eating of idol-meats and fornication in Pergamos were accompanied by spiritual idolatry and fornication.

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • Not only the Nicolaitanes, but the whole Church of Pergamos is called on to repent of not having hated the Nicolaitane teaching and practice.

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • All seven lie within the borders of modern Turkey; Pergamon (also known as Pergamos or Pergamum) was one of them.

    The Gods Do Battle

  • The citadel of Troy, called Pergamos, rose about one hundred feet above the plain, a half-acre stronghold.

    The Trojan War

  • The probability is, then, that the names of both are synchronous; and it would be useless to look for any Platania in ancient times, or any vestige of the name "Pergamos" in modern times, while, if the ancient city stood on a site now abandoned, we should in all probability find both ruins and name to indicate the locality.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 20, No. 121, November, 1867

  • Books in their present form were invented by Attalus, kind of Pergamos,

    The Handy Cyclopedia of Things Worth Knowing A Manual of Ready Reference

  • In the first place, why do our Translators, writing "Pergamos," and not "Pergamus," retain a Greek termination for it, and for it alone?

    Epistles to the Seven Churches in Asia.

  • So then thou hast delivered into Achaea's hand, O Zeus, thy shrine in Ilium and thy fragrant altar, the offerings of burnt sacrifice with smoke of myrrh to heaven uprising, and holy Pergamos, and glens of Ida tangled with ivy's growth, where rills of melting snow pour down their flood, a holy sunlit land that bounds the world and takes the god's first rays!

    The Trojan Women

  • Pergamos and its towering walls are now one sheet of flame.

    The Trojan Women

  • And to the angel of the church in Pergamos write; These things saith he which hath the sharp sword with two edges;

    Villaraigosa And Nunez Cut And Run - Video Report

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