Early Church History 6

And Philip Went to Samaria

Simon Magus (megalleb = the revealer)


Mt. Gerizim

Philip in Samaria:  Lydda, Joppa, Caesarea (House of Cornelius)

"men of Cyprus and Cyrene" in Antioch

Christos, Christianos

Barnabas ("son of encouragement")

Ananias in Damascus

"he tried to join the disciples but they were afraid of him." (Acts 9: 26

"Men of Israel, and you who fear God, listen ..."


Rodney Stark, CITIES OF GOD. 2006.

Seleucid Dynasty

Orientes River

Pisidia and Lyconia

Salamis, Cyprus

Pro-Consul Sergius Paulus

Iconium, Lystra, Derby

"Council of Jerusalem"

Acts of the Apostles 15:22-34

:24 without any mandate from us

:27 we are sending Judas and Silas

:28 It is the decision of the holy Spirit and of us ...


Aegean Sea - Philippi, Thessalonica, Athens, Corinth (Aquila and Priscilla), Ephesus, Caesaraea

Pomponia Graecina and "foreign superstition"

Praetorian Guard, "Caesar's Household," Flavian family

Flavius Clemens and Emperor Domitian

Lucius Domitius Claudius Nero, 54 A. D.

Praetorian Prefect Afranius Burrus and Seneca

Agrippina, Britannicus, Octavia, Poppaea Sabina, Lucan, Anneus Novatus Gallio (Pro-Council of Achaia)