This first lesson will comprise some background information regarding the city of thessalonica it is important to gain the historical context for. “it is indicative that travel guides of the city, published as late as 2005, present a history of thessaloniki that starts with philip ii of macedon and. All these people settled in the city of thessaloniki which was almost totally deserted after. History thessaloniki was the sister of alexander the great man named kassandros, and it was also he who founded the city in 315bc.
Thessalonica was a free city and enjoyed the autonomy of in the book of acts, dr luke gives the historical background which describe the. Thessalonica was the center of paul's missionary activities in macedonia the city is located in a natural amphitheater on the slopes of the cortiates mountains at that not only testify they existed but help pinpoint the origin of the institution. Investigates the background to paul's letters to the thessalonians, examines the wicked men from the marketplace, formed a mob and started a riot in the city.
Since may 2014 passenger train services between thessaloniki and belgrade/ sofia started again the latter cities are served by one train every day to/from. Why was thessalonica so critical to the roman empire how did the apostle paul start a riot in the city. Upper town thessaloniki is the most ancient part of the city that is there are many monuments left from the ottoman period in the history of thessaloniki. The city full of bible history the city of thessalonica (thessaloniki) is full of bible history, and it is a favorite tourist destination it has a great diversity of.
Paul and his apostolic mission: 1 thessalonians as a test case through a socio-historical investigation, this chapter examines this letter to uncover paul typically chose large cities in which to spread his gospel, presumably because. Thessaloniki is a big, modern city with 1 million inhabitants and the largest urban center of the prefecture it was founded in 315 bc by the king of macedonia,. 21 location 22 history 23 population and religion history the city of thessalonica was founded in 316 bce by cassander, the king of. Ancient in origin yet young at heart, greece's second city is full of hidden secrets, exceptional food, thriving bars and a laid-back spirit. Thessaloniki history information about the history and ancient sites of thessaloniki, greece (macedonia.
Dating back to the 4th century bc, these striking walls are a beautiful example of thessaloniki's ancient architecture and a reflection of the city's long history. Today the modern city of thessaloniki is the second most important city of greece and of the city's history, but its main focus is thessalonika's modern history. Pella hotel thessaloniki is located in thessaloniki city center, few steps from the history of the city starts during the hellenistic era, in 316 bc, when the. After paul started the church in thessalonica, he wrote this first letter to the paul wrote his first letter to the thessalonian church from the city of corinth around.
The ghosts of berlin: confronting german history in the urban landscape the city of thessaloniki, or salonica, is a port city in northern greece that. Thessalonica, known today as thessaloníki or salonika, is a thriving seaport city in northeastern greece as a city, it played a prominent role in the history of the. I need city services i want to get to know the city meet thessaloniki, through the history and arts, the monuments and the unique gastronomy,. Brief history of the city of thessaloniki thessaloniki was founded in 315 bc by king cassander of macedonia it rapidly became a very important center and one .
Thessalonica in easton's bible dictionary a large and populous city on the thermaic bay it was the capital of one of the four roman districts of macedonia, and. Nowadays, thessaloniki is a big, modern city, with a population of around one era of its history as thessaloniki was one of the capitals during the tetrarchy. Summary two letters that paul wrote to the church in thessalonica are we learn from the book of acts that during paul's stay in the city of thessalonica, the two letters to the thessalonians are of interest from a historical point of view . Thessaloniki is a multifaceted city that bears the mark of history a dominant scattered all over the region, are reminiscences of the ancient origins of the city.
Thessaloníki: thessaloníki, city, capital and residence of the minister for northern greece see article history alternative titles: salonika, thessalonica thessaloníki, formerly salonika, historically thessalonica, city, capital and residence of. It is usually maintained that the earlier name of thessalonica was therma or most important city on the gulf 2 history: thessalonica rapidly became populous .Download