In 1403 Tamerlane captured it, and, it is said, built about it a wall of the corpses of his victims. Philadelphia is not so ancient as many of the other cities of Asia Minor, for it was founded after 189 BC on one of the highways which led to the interior. Philadelphia was a city in Asia Minor (modern-day Turkey) on the Imperial Post Road, an important trade route. Its modern name, Ala-shehir, is considered by some to be a corruption of the Turkish words Allah-shehir, "the city of God," but more likely it is a name given it from the reddish color of the soil. J. fil-a-del-'fi-a (Philadelphia: A city of ancient Lydia in Asia Minor on the Cogamus River, 105 miles from Smyrna. It came into the possession of the" Turks in A.D. 1392. strictly Philadelphia(brotherly love), a town on the confines of Lydia and Phrygia Catacecaumene, 25 southeast of Sardis, and built by Attalus II., king of Pergamos, who died B.C. Be our patron for as little as one dollar a month: https://www.abarim-publications.com/Meaning/Philadelphia.html, — See the full Dictionary article and Biblical Concordance —, The Passion of the Christ and the Theory of Everything, The Fate of Our World: The Bible, AI and Cryptocurrency, The "pillar in the temple of God" may refer to a strand of wisdom or skill — compare. .../d/dictionaries.htm - 38k, Brotherly (8 Occurrences)... bruth'-er-li ('ach, "brother"; philadelphia, "brotherly love"): Like a brother in all the large human relationships indicated above; eg the early friendly and .../b/brotherly.htm - 15k, Kindness (295 Occurrences)... kind'-nes (the King James Version 2 Peter 1:7), or LOVE (the King James Version Romans 12:10 1 Thessalonians 4:9; Hebrews 13:1; philadelphia): 1.

On the terrace upon which the ancient city stood, the ruins of the castle and the walls may still be seen, and among them is pointed out the foundation of the early church. It is still a town of considerable size, called" "Allahshehr, "the city of God." Forerunner, "Bible Study," April 2000. (It was the seat of one of "the seven churches of Asia.") Philadelphia is known by many names, including Philly, The City of Brotherly Love, and more, but how did it get its original name? It stood upon a terrace 650 ft. above the sea. But despite it literally meaning womb-buddy, our word is very often used as broad as to indicate someone with whom one shares a common origin, perspective or modus operandi. During the reign of Vespasian, it was called Flavia. It was the seat of one of the "seven" "churches" (Rev. To the angel of the church in Ephesus"in Thyatira"in Sardis"in Philadelphia"in Laodicea write: I know thy works.' It was destroyed by an earthquake in AD 17 and rebuilt by Emperor Tiberius. The original population of Philadelphia. Its modern name, Ala-shehir, is considered by some to be a corruption of the Turkish words Allah-shehir, "the city of God," but more likely it is a name given it from the reddish color of the soil. In the same year he accepted the call to the congregations in Pennsylvania: Philadelphia, Providence, and New Hanover.