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Pátmos

(pät`môs, păt`məs), island (1991 pop. 2,663), c.13 sq mi (34 sq km), SE Greece, in the Aegean Sea; one of the DodecaneseDodecanese
, Gr. Dhodhekánisos, island group (1991 pop. 163,476), c.1,035 sq mi (2,680 sq km), SE Greece, in the Aegean Sea, between Asia Minor and Crete, comprising the greater part of the group known as the Southern Sporades.
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, near Turkey. On the island, according to Rev. 1.9, the exiled St. John the Divine wrote the Book of Revelation. The Monastery of St. John, founded there in the 11th cent. to commemorate his exile, holds a valuable manuscript collection.

Patmos

island of exile for St. John. [N.T.: Revelation 1:9]

Patmos

a Greek island in the Aegean, in the NW Dodecanese: St John's place of exile (about 95 ad), where he wrote the Apocalypse. Pop.: 2984 (2001). Area: 34 sq. km (13 sq. miles)
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Islands of Mykonos, Patmos, Crete and Santorini, as well as Kusadasi in Turkey.
Since Patmos sits relatively in the middle of the Aegean Sea and about 150 miles off the coast of Greece, our conversation on this topic was entirely unexpected.
The author of the work identifies himself in the text as "John" and says that he was on Patmos, an island in the Aegean, when he "heard a great voice" instructing him to write the book.
The cruises into the Mediterranean region include visits to the destinations Valencia, Spain; Sibenik, Croatia; Patmos, Kavala and Thessaloniki, Greece; and Monaco.
It provides a fine interpretation of Revelations as John of Patmos' attack on the decadence of Rome, considers its evolution and controversy through the years, and describes other alternate books of revelations which offered more optimism but were ultimately left out.
"Weiran Bigog, Patmos, Col or Penrhynnwr could all have won this year's chair, but Penrhynnwr's series is rewarded because of his emotional subtlety, conveyed in brilliant and instinctive cynghanedd, which cracKles and lights up the sKy liKe fireworKs."
Por ejemplo: se hallo en Patmos, tierra de San Juan -santo que redacto el Apocalipsis, escrito traspasado por visiones tan enigmaticas y poderosas como las de los suenos-, cierto hongo cuyo efecto es parecido al del popular psicotropico mexicano llamado peyote.
Only a small boat can make land at Scala, the port of Patmos. The island has a rocky, forbidding coast.
Ian Cooper's The Near and Distant God--the title alludes to the opening lines of "Patmos," the crown of Holderlin's late Christian poetry--furthers our understanding of Holderlin's religious poetry and his importance in post-Kantian attempts at establishing religious meaning.
The sixteenth century farmhouse on the island of Patmos has been restored and remodeled and numerous color plates detail the architecture, interiors and environs of the historic home.
The cost for a family of four is pounds 2,860 (excluding flights) for seven nights, travelling from Rhodes to Fethiye, Dalyan River, Marmaris, Bodrum, Patmos and Simi.