Morrish Bible Dictionary
An island to which John was banished by one of the Roman emperors, and where he received the Revelation. Revelation 1:9 . It is a rocky island in the Ã†gean Sea, about 37 15' N, and is peculiarly rugged, bare, and desolate. On the hill to the south is a monastery called 'John the Divine.' In the ascent is a cave or grotto in which John is said to have written the Revelation.
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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Patmos'. Morrish Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/mbd/p/patmos.html. 1897.