Attalia

Smith’s Bible Dictionary

“Attalia ” means

Attalia : (from Attalus), a coast-town of Pamphylia, mentioned (Acts 14:25) It was built by Attalus Philadelphus, king of Pergamos, and named after the monarch. All its remains are characteristic of the date of its foundation. Leake fixes Attalia at Adalia , on the south court of Asia Minor, north of the Duden Su , the ancient Catarrhactes.

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