Thessalonica


Thessalonica
Thessalonica [thes΄ə län′i kə, thəsə lō nī′kə]
ancient name for SALONIKA

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  • Thessalonica — • Titular metropolis in Macedonia Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Thessalonica     Thessalonica     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • THESSALONICA — hodie Salonichi Sophiano, et aliis, urbs Macedoniae ad sinum Thermaicum clarissima, emporium amplum et sedes Praefecti. Hic Apostol. Paulus Euangelium praedicavit, magno cum successu, cum eo redire prohiberetur, Timotheum misit, qui illos in… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Thessalonica — [thes΄ə län′i kə, thəsə lō nī′kə] ancient name for SALONIKA …   English World dictionary

  • Thessalonica —    A large and populous city on the Thermaic bay. It was the capital of one of the four Roman districts of Macedonia, and was ruled by a praetor. It was named after Thessalonica, the wife of Cassander, who built the city. She was so called by her …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Thessalonica, S. — S. Thessalonica (7. Nov.), steht als Martyrin zu Amphipolis im Elenchus. S. S. Auctus …   Vollständiges Heiligen-Lexikon

  • Thessalonica — geographical name see Thessaloníki …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • THESSALONICA —    See SALONICA …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Thessalonica — The capital of the Roman province of Macedonia and situated on the Via Egnatia; it enjoyed much prosperity and was an important city for Paul s missionary work. Religious cults flourished, both pagan and Jewish, and divine honours were accorded… …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • Thessalonica — n. Salonika, seaport in northeastern Greece on an inlet of the Aegean Sea …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Thessalonica — noun a port city in northeastern Greece on an inlet of the Aegean Sea; second largest city of Greece • Syn: ↑Thessaloniki, ↑Salonika, ↑Salonica • Instance Hypernyms: ↑city, ↑metropolis, ↑urban center, ↑port …   Useful english dictionary