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Watson's Biblical & Theological Dictionary


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once a famous city in the isle of Cyprus, opposite to Seleucia, on the Syrian coast; and as it was the first place where the Gospel was preached, it was in the primitive times made the see of the primate of the whole island. It was destroyed by the Saracens, and from the ruins was built Famagusta, which was taken by the Turks in 1570. Here St. Paul preached, A.D. 44, Acts 13:5 .

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Watson, Richard. Entry for 'Salamis'. Richard Watson's Biblical & Theological Dictionary. 1831-2.

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