American Tract Society Bible Dictionary
A maritime city of Lycia in Asia Minor, at the mouth of the river Xanthus, celebrated for an oracle of Apollo, who was supposed to reside here during the six winter months, and the rest of the year at Delos. Paul, in passing from Philippi to Jerusalem, found here a ship for Phoenicia, in which he embarked, Acts 21:1 .
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Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Patara'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ats/p/patara.html. 1859.