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  Pamphylia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Pamphylia, in ancient geography, was the region in the south of Asia Minor, between Lycia and Cilicia, extending from the Mediterranean to Mount Taurus.
Pamphylia consists almost entirely of a plain, extending from the slopes of Taurus to the sea, but this plain, though presenting an unbroken level to the eye, does not all consist of alluvial deposits, but is formed in part of travertine.
Pamphylia was for a short time included in the dominions of Amyntas, king of Galatia, but after his death lapsed into a district of a Roman province, and its name is not again mentioned in history.
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Pamphylia is the ancient name of the rich and fertile alluvial plain of the rivers Kestros, Eurymedon, and Melas (the modern Aksu Çayi, Köprü Çayi, and Manavgat Çayi).
However, because of the decline of the Seleucid empire, the region was politically unstable and the eastern town Coracesium became the capital of the Cilician pirates.
Pamphylia was first part of a province called Cilicia; in 43 BCE it was added to Asia; twelve years later, general Octavian (the future emperor Augustus) made it part of Galatia; the emperor Vespasian created a new province called Lycia and Pamphylia (after 70).
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 Cilicia and Pamphylia - All About Turkey
The ancient kingdom of Cilicia in Asia Minor was the area known to the Assyrians as Khilakku in the west and Kue in the east.
After the established order in Anatolia was destroyed in the late 7th c BC by invading Scythian and Cimmerian "barbarians" from southern Russia, a kingdom of Cilicia south of the Taurus was one of the new political power structures which soon emerged as regions sought to establish their own identity.
Ruled in turn by the Lydians, Persians, Alexander the Great, Antigonos I, one of his successors, the Seleucids and Egypt's Ptolimites, it enjoyed a brief period of independence until the west of the region was ceded to the King of Pergamum in 188 BC.
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 PAMPHYLIA - LoveToKnow Article on PAMPHYLIA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The early Pamphylians, like the Lycians, had an alphabet of their own, partly Greek, partly " Asianic," which a few inscriptions on marble and coins preserve.
Near the mouth of the latter was a lake called Caprias, mentioned by Strabo; but it is now a mere salt marsh.
The chief towns on the coast are: Olbia, the first town in Pamphylia, near the Lycian frontier; Attalia (q.v.); and Side (q.v.).
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 Pamphylia (International Standard Bible Encyclopedia) :: Bible Tools
In the earliest time, Pamphylia was but a narrow strip of low-lying land between the base of the mountains and the sea, scarcely more than 20 miles long and half as wide.
Pamphylia is mentioned as one of the recipients of the "letters" of 1 Macc 15:23.
Christianity was first introduced to Pamphylia by Paul and Barnabas (Acts 13:13; Acts 14:24), but because their stay in the country was brief, or because of the difficulty of communication with the neighboring countries, or because of the Asiatic character of the population, it was slow in being established.
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A city of Pamphylia, Act_13:13, situated on the river Cestius, at a distance of 60 stadia, (7 1/2 miles), from its mouth, and celebrated in antiquity, for the worship of Artemis (Diana).
While Attalia was the chief Greek and Christian city of Pamphylia, Perga was the seat of the local Asiatic goddess, who corresponded to Artemis or Diana of the Ephesians, and was locally known as Leto, or the queen of Perga.
She is frequently represented on the coins as a huntress, with a bow in her hand, and with sphinxes or stags at her side.
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 Turkish Odyssey/Places of Interest/Mediterranean/Antalya
Antalya, located in an area called Pamphylia, was founded by Attalus II, King of Pergamum, as a port city in the 2C BC.
The northern and southern borders of Pamphylia were the Taurus mountains and the Mediterranean Sea.
The histories of the cities of Pamphylia are similar with the exception of Antalya, a later Hellenistic settlement.
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 HOTEL PAMPHYLIA HOTEL - ISTANBUL, TURKEY - HOTEL HOTEL SAVINGS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Hotel Pamphylia is only steps away from the major attractions of Saint Sophia, the Islamic Arts Museum, the Basilica Cistern, Topkapi Palace, the Museum of Mosaics, and the Grand Bazaar.
In the Hotel Pamphylia one is close enough to touch the old and rich Istanbul history.
From the décor to the cuisine, Hotel Pamphylia in every way reflects a synthesis of east and west in just as much as the country geographically bridges Europe and Asia.The hotel provides one of the most breath-taking views of the shores of Bosphorus.
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 Clark University   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This rugged march along the narrow mountainous coast of Lycia and the rolling plain of Pamphylia was necessary to deny this fertile agricultural region and its strategic harbors as a staging ground to a Persian counteroffensive against his own eastwardly advancing supply lines.
Even though the settlements along the Bay of Pamphylia formed essential stepping stones to prizes and profits further abroad, they were rarely in and of themselves the objectives of military or commercial campaigns.
To understand fully the relationship between piracy and the Bay of Pamphylia requires that we invert the map of the region and view the bay from north to south as the natives themselves were inclined (see Figure 1).
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 Pamphylia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Ancient Pamphylia was situated on the southern coast of modern Turkey, nestled between Lycia, Galatia and Cilicia.
After the fall of the Hittites the Lydians came to rule Pamphylia, but the introduction of later Greek, or Hellenized influence is largely speculative, as little archaeological evidence for early colonization exists.
Though Alexander’s reign was short-lived, Pamphylia then fell in turn to the control of Alexander’s surviving generals: the Ptolemies in Egypt followed by the Seleucids who occupied Syria.
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 Asia Minor Coins - Pamphylia
Pamphylia is the ancient name of the rich and fertile alluvial plain of the rivers Kestros, Eurymedon and Melas.
It is not known who was responsible for the conquest, but it is certain that Pamphylia belonged to the possessions of king Croesus (560-547 BC), who lost it to the Persian conqueror Cyrus the Great.
Pamphylia was first part of a province called Cilicia; in 43 BC it was added to Asia; twelve years later, general Octavian (the future emperor Augustus) made it part of Galatia; the emperor Vespasian created a new province called Lycia and Pamphylia (after 70 AD).
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 St. Paul the Traveller and the Roman Citizen -- Chap 5 -- 1
The sense is "they proceeded to Pamphylia, to the special point Perga"; and the intention is to define their next sphere of work as being Pamphylia.
They went to Pamphylia to preach there, and, as they did not actually preach there, something must have occurred to make them change their plan.
We are justified in connecting with this change of plan the one fact recorded about the missionary party in Pamphylia: John left them in circumstances that made a deep and painful impression on Paul, and remained rankling in his mind for years (XV 38).
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It was in Pamphylia that St. Paul first entered Asia Minor, after preaching the gospel in Cyprus.
Paul and his company, loosing from Paphos, sailed north-west and came to Perga, the capital of Pamphylia (Act_13:13, Act_13:14), a province about the middle of the southern sea-board of Asia Minor.
It lay between Lycia on the west and Cilicia on the east.
holycall.com /biblemaps/pamphylia.htm   (190 words)

 Turkey Hotels - Hotel Pamphylia Istanbul Turkey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Hotel Pamphylia Istanbul is opened in May 2000, a premier boutique hotel where continents meet, the capital of the greatest civilizations, in the city of seven hills.
Pamphylia Hotel Istanbul is at the heart of history only steps away from major attactions of St Sophia, Islamic Arts Museum, Blue Masque, Basilica Cistern, Topkapi Palace, Museum of Mosaics and Grand Bazaar.
Pamphylia Hotel Istanbul is a 30 room special class hotel.
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 Ancient coins of Pamphylia
In the following pages I include in the province of Pamphylia only the strip of low-lying coast-land, some twenty to thirty miles in breadth, between Mount Solyma, the Lycian boundary, on the west, and the river Melas on the east.
The mountainous country to the north, much of which was included in Byzantine Pamphylia, I have preferred to call Pisidia.
On the death of Attalus III, B.C. 133, Pamphylia passed, with the rest of his kingdom, to the Roman people.
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 Patron Saints Index: Saint Zoe of Pamphylia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Slave, owned by a rich devout worshipper of the ancient Roman gods in Attalia, Pamphylia.
Zoe's job was to tend the house dogs and prevent them from biting visitors, and she rarely saw her husband as he worked the fields far from the house.
They refused, and the entire family was tortured and martyred.
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Sidon, situated on the coast of Pamphylia, was a colony of Cumae in Æolia.
It was the capital of Pamphylia, later of Pamphylia Prima.
The "Notitiae Episcopatuum" continued to mention Sidon as a metropolis of Pamphylia until the thirteenth century.
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 Pamphylia Properties is part of Classic Home Improvements set up in 1995   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Pamphylia Properties is part of Classic Home Improvements set up in 1995 to concentrate on developing and improving properties in the United Kingdom.
Now Pamphylia Properties sources and identifies both new and resale properties or land for British buyers according to their budget.
Pamphylia Properties offers properties from £25,000 covering the Western Mediterranean region from Kemer to Side.
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 Acts 27:5 When we had sailed across the sea which is off Cilicia
And when we had sailed across the sea which is off Cilicia and Pamphylia, we came to Myra, a city of Lycia.
And when we had sailed over the sea of Cilicia and Pamphylia, we came to Myra, a city of Lycia.
And when we had sailed over the sea of Cilicia and Pamphylia, we came to Mira, a city of Lycia.
bible.cc /acts/27-5.htm   (183 words)

 AllRefer.com - Pamphylia (Ancient History, Middle East) - Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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Pamphylia[pamfil´Eu] Pronunciation Key, ancient region of S Asia Minor, on the coast between Lycia and Cilicia, in present S Turkey.
Pamphylia was not a political unit, except in the provincial administration of Rome, to which it passed after the surrender (188
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 Hotel Pamphylia. Istanbul, Turkey - Discounted rates at bookings.net
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 (37) Aspendos, Pamphylia (Turkey)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Aspendos was a Greek colony and strategic port and naval base in Persian territory, on the river Eurymedon in Pamphylia.
There were no coins issued in the area until c.
In the right field of the reverse is the city's badge, the triskeles, three human legs connected in a wheel-like formation, which had occupied a more prominent position on the obverse of earlier Aspendian coins.
www.lawrence.edu /dept/art/buerger/catalogue/037.html   (226 words)

 Anatolia - Turkey Regions - Mediterranean Region - The Pamphylia Region   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The eastern region of Antalya, which is called the Antalya Plain, used to be called the Pamphylia Region in history.
The region, with its long and sandy beaches along its shores, is known today for its holiday villages, historical cities, holiday towns and agricultural areas.
The ancient city of Aspendos, which is at a distance of 50 km from Antalya, was one of the most important cities in the Pamphylia Region in the past.
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 Istanbul Pamphylia Hotel
At the Hotel Pamphylia, guests are close enough to explore the old and rich Istanbul history.
From the décor to the cuisine, Hotel Pamphylia reflects a synthesis of east and west.
Hotel pamphylia is convenient to fine dining, shopping, and entertainment venues.
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Perge, one of the chief cities of Pamphylia, was situated between the Rivers Catarrhactes (Duden sou) and Cestrus (Ak sou), 60 stadia from the mouth of the latter; now the village of Murtana on the Suridjik sou, a tributary of the Cestrus, in the vilayet of Koniah.
The Greek Notiti episcopatuum mentions the city as metropolis of Pamphylia Secunda until the thirteenth century.
Ramsay in Journal of Hellenic Studies (1880), 147-271; Hill, Catalogue of the British Museum: Pamphylia (London, 1897), 129-31; Idem, Catalogue of the Greek coins of Lycion: Pamphylia (London, 1897), 119-42; Lanckoronski, Les villes de la Pamphylie et de la Pisidic, I (Paris, 1890), 35-67.
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 The ten-horned beast: Alexander the Great. (4) From Caria to Pamphylia
Consequently, the Macedonian army moved to the east along the coast: one by one, the ports of Lycia and Pamphylia were conquered.
None of these was as well fortified as Halicarnassus, and a show of strength was usually sufficient to force them into surrender.
The new satrap of Lycia and Pamphylia was Nearchus, a personal friend of Alexander, who was to play a major role in the second half of his reign.
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