4010. Pergamos
Lexical Summary
Pergamos: Pergamum, a city of Mysia
Original Word: Πέργαμος
Transliteration: Pergamos
Phonetic Spelling: (per'-gam-os)
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Short Definition: Pergamum, a city of Mysia
Meaning: Pergamum -- a city of Mysia
Strong's Concordance

From purgos; fortified; Pergamus, a place in Asia Minor -- Pergamos.

see GREEK purgos

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4010: Πέργαμος

Πέργαμος (perhaps Περγαμμον, τό (the gender in the N. T. is indeterminate; cf. Lob. ad Phryn., p. 421f; Pape, Eigennamen, see under the words)), Περγαμου, , Pergamus (or Pergamum (cf. Curtius, § 413)), a city of Mysia Major in Asia Minor, the seat of the dynasties of Attalus and Eumenes, celebrated for the temple of Aesculapius, and the invention ((?) cf. Gardthausen, Griech. Palaeogr., p. 39f; Birt, Antikes Buchwesen, chapter ii.) and manufacture of parchment. The river Selinus flowed through it and the Cetius ran past it (Strabo 13, p. 623; Pliny, 5, 30 (33); 13, 11 (21); Tacitus, ann. 3, 63). It was the birthplace of the physician Galen, and had a great royal library. Modern Berghama. There was a Christian church there: Revelation 1:11; Revelation 2:12.


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