Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #1058 - Γαλλίων
Gallio = "One who lives on milk"
- Junius Annaeus Gallio, the Roman proconsul of Achaia when Paul was at Corinth, 53 A.D., under the emperor Claudius. Acts 18:12. He was brother to Jucius Annaeus Seneca, the philosopher. Jerome in the Chronicle of Eusebius says that he committed suicide in 65 A.D. Winer thinks he was put to death by Nero.
Γαλλίων , -ωνος , ὁ ,
Gallio proconsul of Achaia: Acts 18:12; Acts 18:14; Acts 18:17.†
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See Deissmann’s St. Paul, App. I., where, following Ramsay (Exp. VII. vii. p. 467 ff.), it is shown on the evidence of a Delphic inscription, published by Bourguet De rebus Delphicis, 1905, p. 63 f., that Gallio entered on his pro-consulship in the summer of A.D. 51, and a fixed point is thus secured for determining the chronology of Paul’s life. The name occurs P Ryl II. 155.12 (A.D. 138–61).
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