Tarsos <5019>

Tarsov Tarsos

Pronunciation:tar-sos'
Origin:perhaps the same as tarsos (a flat basket)
Reference:-
PrtSpch:n pr loc
In Greek:tarson 2, tarsw 1
In NET:Tarsus 3
In AV:Tarsus 3
Count:3
Definition:Tarsus = "a flat basket"

1) a major city in Cilicia and the birthplace and early home of Paul.
Ac 9:11; 21:39; 22:3. Even in the flourishing period of Greek
history it was an important city. In the Roman civil wars, it
sided with Caesar and on the occasion of a visit from him its name
changed to Juliopolis. Augustus made it a free city. Its was
renowned as a place of education under the early Roman emperors.
Strabo compares it in this respect to Athens and Alexandria.
Tarsus also was a place of much commerce. It was situated in a
wild and fertile plain on the banks of the Cydnus. No ruins of any
importance remain.
perhaps the same as tarsos (a flat basket); Tarsus, a place in Asia
Minor:-Tarsus.
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