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Kitto's Popular Cyclopedia of Biblial Literature

Caria

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Car´ia, a country lying at the south-western extremity of Asia Minor, to which, among others, the Romans wrote in favor of the Jews (). Its principal towns were Halicarnassus, Cnidus, and Myndus, which are all mentioned in the rescript of the Roman senate, to which we refer. Halicarnassus was the birthplace of Herodotus; Cnidus is mentioned in , as having been passed by St. Paul on his voyage to Rome.

 

 

 

 

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Kitto, John, ed. Entry for 'Caria'. "Kitto's Popular Cyclopedia of Biblial Literature". https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/kbe/c/caria.html.

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