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- An ancient city of western Asia Minor east of modern-day Izmir, Turkey. As the capital of Lydia it was the political and cultural center of Asia Minor from 650 to c. 550 BC and remained an important city during Roman and Byzantine times. Sardis was destroyed by Tamerlane in 1402.
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- proper noun historical the ancient capital of
Lydiain western Asia Minor
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- noun an ancient Greek city located in the western part of what is now modern Turkey; as the capital of Lydia it was the cultural center of Asia Minor; destroyed by Tamerlane in 1402
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Note: in Sardis and Laodicea alone of the seven we read of no conflict with foes within or without the Church.
The testimony of the bishop of Sardis is the more impartial, as Sardis is one of the churches severely reproved (Re 3: 1).
What Sardis is to "remember" is, not how joyfully she had received originally the
He makes honourable mention of the faithful remnant in Sardis, though but small: Thou hast a few names in Sardis which have not defiled their garments; they had not given into the prevailing corruptions and pollution of the day and place in which they lived.
4 Thou hast a few names even in Sardis which have not defiled their garments; and they shall walk with me in white: for they are worthy.
Except for the circlet, the best (and even more colossal) parallel is a portrait (with the same treatment of the eyes) of the Elder Faustina (H.: 1.45 m) from Sardis, which is part of The British Museum's permanent collection.
As to your not dwelling at Sardis, that is nothing.
Mary Fallin, a Republican, the leaders of the two tribes said they were forced to act by both the drought, which has resulted in cutbacks in water use even in normally water-rich areas, and by Oklahoma City's declared intention to pursue the export of water from Sardis, which is nearly 180 miles away.
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Such counters have also been found in the thermopolium (food and beverage stand) to the east of the Lower Agora, and at many other sites, such as Sardis, Pompeii, Herculaneum, and Ostia.