primum, deinde Thessalonica et Pella et deinceps omnis ferme Macedonia intra biduum dedita.
Liberius of Rome was exiled to Beroea
where the non-Nicene bishop Demophilus presided: Hilary, Fragmenta historica B VII.
When "a great many of the devout Greeks and not a few of the leading women" in Thessalonica were persuaded by Paul and Silas (Acts 17:4), local Judeans rioted, so believers packed Paul off to Beroea
Memmius Rufus, proconsul of Macedonia in the first half of the second century, to support the gymnasium at Beroea
, which kept having to close for lack of funds; from a combination of funds previously bequeathed to the city by prominent citizens (their names and the amounts of their bequests are listed) and annual revenue from water-mills (udromhcanai), he created a capital fund of 100,000 denarii that was calculated to yield interest at 6% to cover the running-costs (SEG 48.
Kapetanopoulos 1992 (= SEG XL 188) identified the father of the honorand with the Honoratianus Polycharmos son of Aelius Potamon (probably of Beroea
or somewhere in the vicinity) who set up a statue of his father at Beroea
(Walter 1942, p.
Acts 17:10 on Paul's nocturnal flight to Beroea
by land would involve a turnoff south from Egnatia near Thessalonica (203 map; 269); the audacious view of A.
I would single out as being of a special interest Lichtenberger on Josephus and Paul in Rome, Saddington on Roman personnel in the NT, and Justin Taylor's examination of Paul's Second Missionary Journey, from Antioch through Philippi, Thessalonica, Beroea
, and Athens to Corinth.
They depart from Macedonia, and on coming to Beroea
Sauvaget (whose important work on Aleppo Grainger has included in his bibliography) has ascertained that the cAqabah quarter of the city represents an ancient tell and that the Macedonian colony established by Seleucus I and called Beroea
was built, on a completely different plan, beside it, so that two communities, a native and a Macedonian, were juxtaposed in the Seleucid city.
Principal battles: Beroea
(Veroia) (250); Abrittus (somewhere in the Dobruja region near the Black Sea) (251).
Interim Hippias et Midon et Pantauchus, principes amicorum regis, Beroea
, quo ex acie confugerant, ipsi ad consulem profecti Romanis se dedunt.
When Paul left Beroea
and went on to Athens, Silas and Timothy stayed behind.