Thyatira


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Thyatira

(thī'ətī`rə), ancient city of Lydia, now Akhisar, Turkey. It was one of the Seven Churches in Asia and was known for its purple dye (Acts 16.14).
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1971) ("[T]he Tate County Board of Education closed its eyes and made no inquiry whatever, and for that reason the sale of Thyatira School must be set aside."); Brinkman v.
Such was the case at Thyatira, and to which John refers in his book, The Revelation.
Markus Bockmuehl, The Epistle to the Philippians (BNTC [Peabody: Hendrickson, 1998]), 5, calls attention to "the relatively prominent status of women in Macedonia and Thyatira" (see also pp.
Prior to "Kitty Hawk," Frost's most notable use of comedy in serious discourse was in A Masque of Reason, in the fictional character of Job's wife, Thyatira. She functioned as a satirical and humorous foil or contrast to the serious theological discourse between God and Job.
I was in the Spirit on the Lord's day, and I heard behind me a loud voice like a trumpet saying, "Write what you see in a book and send it to the seven churches, to Ephesus and to Smyrna and to Pergamum and to Thyatira and to Sardis and to Philadelphia and to Laodicea." (Rev.
Lydia of Thyatira (Acts 16), George Bernard Shaw, Martin Niemoller (leader of the underground, the Confessing Church in Nazi Germany).
[GREEK TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], probably after the Constitutio Antoniniana: IGR iv.1268 (Thyatira); LeBas-Waddington 1631 (Aphrodisias); BMC, Phrygia, p.
62: 6)--and of Paul and Silas, who prayed and sang in the prison at Thyatira during the middle of the night (Acts 16: 25).
An early example comes from the Revelation to John, in the message to the church of Thyatira, a church which is assessed as good, except for the presence of one woman, a Jezebel:
Lydia: After meeting Paul and Silas, Lydia, a first-century businesswoman who is identified in the Acts of the Apostles as "a dealer in purple cloth, from the city of Thyatira, a worshiper of God," was baptized, along with members of her household (there is no mention of husband or children).
"He that over cometh will I give power over the nations -- and I will give him the morning star," reads the epigraph to The Angel of Thyatira chapter.
According to HALL (2002) thyatira is distributed from Colombia to Brazil and the Guianas and in Colombia has been recorded from the east side of the Cordillera Oriental and the Amazon (CALLAGHAN, 1985).