(lĭs`trə), ancient city of Lycaonia, S Asia Minor, in present Turkey. The Acts of the Apostles reports that it was visited by Paul and Barnabas. An ancient altar found there mentioned the city and helped to identify the site.
He begins by presenting Acts without speeches, then analyzes topical speeches such as In Jerusalem and To the End of the Earth, and the structural speeches such as speech of Paul and Barnabas at Lystra and the speech of James and the Elders to Paul.
21) Later, both when dealing with the heathen at Lystra and Derbe and when interacting with the philosophers of the Areopagus, Paul resorts to natural theological arguments (14:15-17) and to citing and referencing pagan poets (17:28).
You must continually reflect on the past, act on what you know and continually strive to do better in the future In 1893 a nurse from Detroit, Michigan, Lystra Gretter, wrote a pledge for nurses graduating from the Farrand Training School for Nurses and named it the Florence Nightingale pledge in my honour.
Margot Lystra (Cornell University, USA) looked at how the development of new representational techniques in freeway design led to a reimagining of freeways as living infrastructures--hybrid natural/technological complexes of interacting and unpredictable components.