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  Constantine II of Greece - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
He was a son of Paul of Greece and Frederika of Hanover.
Odysseus Kimon, Prince of Greece and Denmark, born on September 17, 2004 in London.
Prince Nikolaos of Greece and Denmark, born on 1 October 1969 in Rome, Italy.
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 Paul of Greece - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Paul, King of the Hellenes (Greek Παύλος, Βασιλεύς των Ελλήνων, December 14, 1901–March 6, 1964), was King of Greece from 1947 to 1964.
Paul was born in Athens, and was trained as a naval officer.
During most of World War II, when Greece was under German occupation, he was with the Greek government-in-exile in London and Cairo.
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 After Paul, Boston College Magazine: Fall 2001
Paul has come to pray with them, as he has learned that this is where the "worshipers gather." When they have completed what psalms they might have sung, all defenses drop, a bit of food sharpens the senses, and conversation finds, perhaps, the topic of Hebrew scripture.
Paul and Silas were beaten and jailed for disturbing the city and "advocating customs that are not lawful for [the Philippians] as Romans to adopt or observe" (Acts 16:20-21).
Perhaps Paul stayed in Greece because he was creating an effective network among the provinces; perhaps he was waiting to be called to Rome as he was called away from Asia Minor; or perhaps the pressing call was to Corinth, where Paul's message and resolve would both be tested.
www.bc.edu /publications/bcm/fall_2001/ft1.html   (2746 words)

  
 Christianity   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Paul's ministry (as recorded in the Book of Acts) and his writings (the Epistles ascribed to him in New Testament Canon); along with the accounts of Christ's life and ministry recorded in the Gospels; the Epistle ascribed to James, John, Jude, and Peter; and John's Apocalyptic Book the Revelation provide the theological foundation for Christianity.
Paul's ministry differentiated from that previously taught in Christianity in that He rejected the principle of retaining practices associated with Judaism.
In addition to Christianity as preached by Paul and the more Jewish centered faith, which had originally been preached by the Apostles, there was already taking place a splintering of the faith into unbiblical directions.
www.antipasministries.com /encyclopedia/christianity.htm   (1189 words)

  
 St Paul in Greece
Paul and Silas were charged with the introduction of practices not observed by the Romans, and beaten with rods - they appealed for their rights as Roman citizens.
Paul’s activities in the town roused the anger of some Jews who organised an attack on the house of Jason where Paul and his companions were staying.
St Paul went to Veria from Thessaloniki, and there he found that the Verian Jews showed a greater readiness to examine the new teachings than many of the Jews in Thessaloniki – and his work was more fruitful in Veria, both amongst Jews and Greeks.
www.tours2greece.com /tours/biblical/stpaulbrochure.htm   (2277 words)

  
 Paul on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
During Paul's reign Greece followed a pro-Western policy, and the Cyprus question was temporarily resolved.
Paul was succeeded by his son, Constantine II.
THE DEATH OF POPE JOHN PAUL II: Appreciation; He was simply the world's most charismatic Christian; The Pope's death brings to an end a long ministry fighting for human rights and his uncompromising but compassionate...
www.encyclopedia.com /html/P/Paul.asp   (500 words)

  
 Steps of St. Paul: Greece & Turkey Cruise
At God's leading, Paul journeyed great distances by land and sea to bring the good news of Jesus to people living far from Jerusalem and the Holy Land.
We visited the Parthenon with its famous temple of Diana, and also saw Mars Hill, where the apostle Paul made his famous speech to the men of Athens who had built an altar to the "unknown God." In the afternoon, we went to Daphni where a famous 11th century Byzantine church was located.
St. Paul wrote to this grand city of the past which played such a major role in the development of architecture, religion, regional economics, culture, and the arts.
www.ctkdelafield.org /greece.php   (1105 words)

  
 Paul In Greece B
Visit Philippi where Paul delivered his first sermon in Europe, sowing the seeds of Christianity.
Among the ruins, located on the rocky ledge above the town's main road is the prison where Paul and Silas were thrown.
Paul preached in Thessaloniki during the winters of 49-50 AD and wrote two epistles to the ancient Thessalonians.
www.victory-cruises.com /in_greece_b.html   (479 words)

  
 Booklet > Sunset to Sunset: God's Sabbath Rest > Was the Sabbath Changed in the New Testament?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Paul's point in that chapter was that any association of food with idolatrous activity had no bearing on whether that food was otherwise suitable for eating.
Paul's advice in 1 Corinthians 8 was the same as his conclusion in Romans 14:15: Be especially careful not to offend a fellow member, causing him to stumble or lose faith over the issue of meats.
Paul's choice of wording makes it clear that the Sabbath and festivals "are a shadow" of things still to come and not "were a shadow" of things fulfilled and made obsolete in Jesus Christ.
www.ucg.org /booklets/SS/newtestament.htm   (5348 words)

  
 St. Paul, orthodox saints, Greece
St. Paul was a persecutor of the Christians, and took part in the first stoning of a Christian martyr,
On one of his expeditions against Christians he was blinded by a bright light, and he heard a voice asking him why he was persecuting him.
St. Paul was to make four apostolic journeys, and his letters can be read in the New Testament.
www.in2greece.com /english/saints/paul.htm   (240 words)

  
 New Testament Acts review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
It was here Paul cast the demon out of the servant girl, and was himself tossed in prison with Silas and as a result the jailer was converted.
We followed in Paul's footsteps in a semicircular route northwest, then finally South to Amphipolis on the river Strimonas attempting to follow the ancient route of the Via Ignatia.
It was from Corinth that Paul sailed (on the Second missionary Journey) back to Jerusalem, persuading his hosts (Priscilla and Aquila) to go along with him, dropping them off in Ephesus for church planting work and he returned to Jerusalem thence back to his starting city, Antioch-Syria.
www.indwes.edu /Tuesday/greece.htm   (4695 words)

  
 Greece Tours, Greece Cruise & Greek Island Travel
Greece, which gave birth to philosophy, astronomy, democracy, mathematics and science --- was once known in the ancient times as the seat of learning.
A typical tour of Greece, which usually covers a period of one week, includes a stay in Athens, coupled with Greece cruises to selected islands, and may also include a quick stop to Turkey.
Greece’s ancient history is unsurpassed, especially as much of it remains intact and easily accessible to visitors.
www.Travel-Greece.com   (861 words)

  
 Cruising Greece's Forgotten Islands In Saint Paul's Wake
A crewed charter yacht sailing excursion aboard a proper yacht cruising among the southern Dodecanese Islands of Greece tracing a part of the fourth of Saint Paul's journeys in the Eastern Mediterranean, his path from Knidos to Crete.
Cruising Greece's Forgotten Islands In Saint Paul's Wake is, paradoxically, an unforgettable sailing excursion cruising the eastern fringe of Greece.
And Kasos, Karpathos (Scarpanto), Kos, Khalki, Tilos, and Nesiros in Greece.
www.shoretechnology.com /tgeweb/Itinerary4a.htm   (1591 words)

  
 Scoop: Pope's Pilgimage: John Paul II In Greece
Now it is to Greece that I come as a pilgrim, in the footsteps of Saint Paul, whose mighty figure towers over the two millennia of Christian history and whose memory is etched for ever in the soil of Greece.
Paul depends on the natural knowledge of God and on the deep spiritual desire present in his audience in order to prepare them to receive the revelation of the one and true God.
Paul’s masterful speech invites Christ’s disciples to enter into a truly missionary dialogue with their contemporaries, with respect for what they are, but at the same time with a clear and forceful presentation of the Gospel, together with its implications and demands in people’s lives.
www.scoop.co.nz /stories/WO0105/S00010.htm   (6108 words)

  
 Steps of Paul & John | greece | turkey
In Paul's day, Izmir was known as Smyrna and was another of the Seven Churches (Rev. 2:8-11).
Troas, Paul had a vision during his second missionary journey and was called to Macedonia (Acts 16:8-13).
Paul later spent a week in Troas preaching here and Eutychus was resurrected (Acts 20:6-12).
www.infohub.com /TRAVEL/SIT/sit_pages/11005.html   (1338 words)

  
 Footsteps of Paul in Greece
The Aeropagus (Mars Hill, Roman name based on the god of war) where Paul preached the famous sermon to the Athenians about the "unknown god." The Aeropagus is a rocky hill located near the access to the Acropolis of Athens.
We saw the vema where Paul and Silas were beaten and the jail they were put in.
There is nowhere in Greece that one can visit that provides a more complete picture of Greek culture and religious philosophy that the Apostle Paul opposed.
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 Introduction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Some had read a little about the sites to be visited; all were familiar to one degree or another with Paul's letters and Luke's Acts of the Apostles.
But for most Corinth, for instance, was the address for a couple of Paul's letters and had no reality apart from that.
Greece and Turkey, to which the group made a short "post-Pauline" visit, were decidedly "foreign" countries.
www.abrock.com /Greece-Turkey/FootstepsIntro.html   (175 words)

  
 Greece
Greek-speaking Achaeans invaded the Greek peninsula from central Europe circa 2000 BC, displacing and enslaving the Pelasgians (aboriginal non-Greek inhabitants of Greece, Asia Minor and the Aegean Islands).
This led to the Persian Wars (499-449 BC), in which Persia invaded European Greece and was defeated at Marathon (490 BC) and Plataea (479 BC), the Persian fleet being crushed at Salamis (480 BC).
Greece continued to absorb Turkish land — Thessaly (1878), Crete, Macedonia, Epirus and most of the Turkish Islands after the Balkan Wars (1912-13), and Thrace and part of northwestern Asia Minor after the First World War, in which Greece after the deposition (1917) of pro-German King Constantine I, had fought on the Allied aide.
www.occultopedia.com /g/greece.htm   (1104 words)

  
 US Senator Paul Sarbanes on Greece - mediainfo2004.gr
Senator Sarbanes emphasized Greece's role as a springboard for investors targeting Southeastern Europe, the middle East and North Africa: "Greece is the perfect entry point for those activities".  He also added that Greece offers "a stable political and economic environment, competitive human resources, access to markets both within and outside the EU...".
In a related matter, ELKE has made availabe some facts and figures regarding Greece's intellectual capital ("Greece's 'Intellectual Capital': A Strong National Asset"). The $150 billion economy of Greece has witnessed a shift; today roughly 60% of the workforce is involved in the service sector, 20% in agriculture, and 20% in industry.
Greece's "intellectual capital" will continue to be a strong national asset and investors who are seeking special skills will have a host of competitive advantages when choosing
www.mediainfo2004.gr /cgibin/hweb?-A=1683&-V=analysis&-w=   (209 words)

  
 Paul, Apollos, Ephesus, Priscilla, Aquila, Ephesus, Macedonia, Greece
Then Paul made his way into the synagogue there and for three months he spoke with the utmost confidence, using both argument and persuasion as he talked of the kingdom of God.
God gave most unusual demonstrations of power through Paul's hands, so much so that people took to the sick any handkerchiefs or small-clothes which had been in contact with his body, and they were cured of their diseases and their evil spirits left them.
Asia this man Paul has succeeded in changing the minds of a great number of people by telling them that gods made by human hands are not gods at all.
www.ccel.org /bible/phillips/CN235ACTSPaulThree.htm   (1580 words)

  
 John Paul II Greece, Syria, Malta Trip
The pope stopped in Greece for a personal pilgrimage with much wider implications - trying to heal nearly 1,000 years of discord between the Vatican and Orthodox churches.
Pope John Paul II was the first pope to visit Greece in nearly 1,300 years
John Paul II with Christodoulos, Archbishop of Athens and Primate of Greece
www.religion-cults.com /pope/greece.htm   (159 words)

  
 Traveling Turkey in the footsteps of Paul   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Paul was apparently comfortable with such mountains, having been raised at the foot of this range.
Paul and Barnabas "went down to Seleucia and sailed to Cyprus." In its heyday this port town located on the mouth of the Orontes River had a population of 30,000.
Here Paul preached in the Synagogue (the foundations are still there and now a part of the ruins of the "St Paul church") and we have the full text of his message in Acts 13.
www.indwes.edu /tuesday/TURKEY.HTM   (5802 words)

  
 PM - Pope John Paul in Greece
This was seen by many in Greece as an attack by the West and for that you can read 'Catholics' in their minds against fellow Orthodox Serbs.
It's not the best atmosphere for any visitor to confront but in the end the government put the weights on the church to accept the visit and to accept the fact that this is a pilgrimage and not an official visit.
That line was accepted by the leadership of the church but they've had a hard time persuading the rank and file of the logic of it.
www.abc.net.au /pm/stories/s289669.htm   (842 words)

  
 JeriCo Christian pilgrimages to St. Paul in Greece
Paul, visiting marketplace where the Apostle preached to the Corinthians, the Temple of Appolo and the Corinth Museum.
Paul and his first followers will be in a much brighter light.
This is one of the smallest inhabitant islands of Greece.
www.jericojourneys.com /stPaulGreece.htm   (1478 words)

  
 Thessalonians, letters of Paul to the --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Within this thanksgiving there is an excursus dealing with the timing of the Parousia, but in II Thessalonians Paul aggressively argues against any expectation of an imminent coming of Christ that might be expected from the things he...
In all probability I Thessalonians is the earliest of Paul's letters, particularly because the memory of the events that led to the founding of that congregation are still fresh in the mind of the Apostle.
The First Letter of Paul to the Corinthians and The Second Letter of Paul to the Corinthians are now respectively the seventh and eighth books of the New Testament canon.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9072104?tocId=9072104   (923 words)

  
 Saint PAul in Greece, Biblical cities in Greece, Paul's Journeys in Greece
After the complain of her master, Paul and Silas were arrested, beaten and whipped and put into a prison.
Since they were tentmakers, Paul work with them during his stay in Corint.According to Strabo, Corinth's financial posterity was result of business activities, athletic games, quality and skill of its craftsmen and politicians and immorality.
The chief ruler of the synagogues was Crispus whose relatives believed the preaching of Paul and were converted to Christian faith.
www.biblicalturkeyguide.com /greece.htm   (449 words)

  
 Paul --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Today many critics call Paul Cézanne the Father of Modern Painting, but during most of his life he seemed to be a failure.
U.S. ecologist Paul Bigelow Sears is best known for his research on postglacial climates of North America.
Paul Gaugin briefly joined van Gogh in the town of Arles, but left after the artist cut off part of his own ear.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9058761?tocId=9058761   (661 words)

  
 Greco-Roman Studies
Paul's Halsall's extensive well-organized collection of links to academic qualitiy web resources relating to all aspects of ancient Greek culture.
Paul's Halsall's extensive archive and gateway to digital resources relating to all aspects of cultural legacy of Alexander the Great..
Paul Halsall's extensive collection of academic qualities web resources relating to all aspects of ancient Roman society and culture thru the 2nd c.
virtualreligion.net /vri/grk_rom.html   (1023 words)

  
 Acts. The Holy Bible: King James Version. Bartleby.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Paul Separates from Barnabas and Begins the Second Missionary Journey
Paul Returns to Antioch and Begins the Third Missionary Journey
Paul in the Custody of the Chief Captain
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 St. Paul in Greece Movie: St. Paul in Greece DVD is available from Bestprices.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Paul in Greece Movie: St. Paul in Greece DVD is available from Bestprices.com
Based on stories told in the Book of Acts, ST. PAUL IN GREECE was filmed in each of the locations mentioned in the biblical text.
Part travelogue, part religious study, ST. PAUL IN GREECE examines passages from the bible in a new and refreshing way through stunning cinematography and entertaining commentary.
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