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Perga

(pûr`gə), ancient city of Pamphylia, S Asia Minor, 10 mi (16 km) NE of the modern Antalya, Turkey. It was the seat of an Asian nature goddess. St. Paul came here on his first journey (Acts 14.25). The ruins of Perga include a theater and a stadium.
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They preached the word in Perga and went down to Attalia.
When Paul and Barnabas returned to Jerusalem from their missionary trip to Lystra, Iconium, Antioch, Pisidia, Pamphylia, Perga and Attalia, "they called the church together and reported what God had done with them and how he had opened the door of faith to the Gentiles" (Acts 14:27).
In our study the clinical isolates also predominantly produce the combination of gelatinase and biofilm formation, which correlate with a study of Hancock & Perga (19).
Ford Sr (1886-1967), is related to ideas about mutually tangent circles that were studied by, among others, Apollonius of Perga in the third century BC and by Rene Descartes in the 17th century (Wikipedia, 2015).
Nevertheless, Egypt was considered the fount of science, so much so that it was in Alexandria that the Greeks went to develop their aptitudes for mathematics, producing such famous figures as Euclid, Archimedes, Appollonius of Perga, and so many other bright stars in the Alexandria Pleiades.
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(Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Galerucinae) and spitfire grubs Perga dorsalis Leach, 1817 (Hymenoptera: Tenthredinoidea: Pergidae) [1].