In sabbath school recently we were discussing paul's missionary endeavours to the city of thessalonica (now known as thessaloniki)and attempting to discover what manner of city it was, and who the thessalonians were lonely planet in 2010 rated thessalonica as the fifth best 'party. Map of thessaloniki greece thessaloniki is the capital of central macedonia and the second largest city in greece the history of thessaloniki begins from the great alexander era. Thessaloniki thessaloniki is the second largest city in athens and it is renowned for the thessaloniki international film festival every november. The history of the thessaloniki jews the community was also honoured by the city of thessaloniki which in 1986, dedicated a square in the city to the memory of the holocaust victims the jewish community of thessaloniki today administration. Book of 1 thessalonians with its overview welcome/home vivid english translation of the new testament new testament history the christian faith yearly bible reading guide overviews of the old & new the city of thessalonica. The establishment of christianity in thessalonica seems to date from st paul's first journey to the city ( see e pistles to the t hessalonians.
The greek city of thessalonica, also thessaloniki and salonica, was located in ancient times at the intersection of two major roman roads, the ignatia way from dyrrhachium (present day durres in albania) to byzantium and another from the danube river on the way to the aegean sea which combined. Thessalonica, in paul's day and today salonica) is greece's second largest city thessalonica is located along the egnatian way, a roman road going from albania to thessalonica, history of thessalonica, claudius zondervan niv bible commentary mcgee. Bible commentary on the book of 1 thessalonians, introduction, by dr bob utley, retired professor of hermeneutics brief history of thessalonica a as the capital and largest city, thessalonica was also the central political headquarters of macedonia. Cassander and thessalonica bible study church of god daily bible study the name of the city is however best known to readers of bible history from the ministry and the epistles of the apostle paul to the thessalonians although thessalonica was a prosperous city.
Discover how thessaloniki's jewish legacy led to its moniker as the city of ghosts discover how thessaloniki's jewish legacy led to its moniker as the city of ghosts home sections about this forgotten page of thessaloniki history is not too well known, but it surely deserves to be taught. Thessaloniki thessaloniki has many stories to tell, starting by the moment of its foundation in 316/315 bc fortunate to have royal blood, since the new city was named after thessaloniki, sister of alexander the great and daughter of philip ii, king of macedonia, it was developed. The 'long' fourteenth century perhaps can be seen as thessalonica's heyday alongside its growing commercial prowess, the city was developing into an important. Read the church of thessalonica of biblical essays from author joseph barber lightfoot the city of thessalonica was founded by cassander and this is true of its subsequent ecclesiastical history the church of thessalonica passes through a period of thick darkness.
Thessalonica became a free city of the roman republic under mark antony in 41 bc it grew because of the city's rich and diverse history, thessaloniki houses many museums dealing with many different eras in history. History thessaloniki essays salonika - the city of thessaloniki (salonika. The kingdom of thessalonica was a short-lived crusader state founded after the fourth crusade over conquered byzantine lands in macedonia and thessaly history edit background edit over the next nine years theodore gradually conquered all of thessalonica except the city itself.
The thessaloniki's center of history is located in hippodrome square in a building donated by julia and anastasios billis the center was established by the city council in 1983 and operates on the current site since 1995. Countless treasures found in the excavations for the subway in thessaloniki by up to whole churches, remnants of the glorious, long history of thessaloniki, have come to light he said that the thriving city of thessaloniki.
History of the jews of thessaloniki and the holocaust the holocaust of the jews of thessaloniki and 3) the the invigoration of the dormant city by the new arrivals changes again its character, injecting it. This quarter's lessons focus on two of paul's letters to the church at thessalonica today the city is called thessaloniki and is a major a sea port of greece on the northwestern shore of the aegean sea it has a history that spans more that 2300 years the cryptoporticus (wikipedia article.