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Morrish Bible Dictionary

Sardis

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The capital of ancient Lydia in Asia Minor. The church that was gathered there is known only by being selected as one of the seven typical churches to which addresses were sent by the apostle John. Revelation 1:11 ; Revelation 3:1,4 ; See REVELATION. In the time of Croesus, its last king, Sardis was a rich and splendid city. It was taken by Cyrus. Now there is nothing but ruins. Its modern name is Sart, 38 28' N, 28 4' E .

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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Sardis'. Morrish Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/mbd/s/sardis.html. 1897.

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the Week of Proper 10 / Ordinary 15
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