Lystra

A Roman colony 40 km. (25 miles) SW of Iconium; it boasted a temple to Zeus (Acts 14:11–13) and when Paul and Barnabas visited the place they were taken to be the gods Hermes and Zeus after enabling a cripple to walk (Acts 14:8–12).

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  • Lystra — was a city in what is now modern Turkey. It is mentioned six times in the New Testament of the Bible and was visited a few times by the Apostle Paul, along with Barnabas or Silas. LocationLystra is located convert|30|km south of the city of Konya …   Wikipedia

  • Lystra — • A titular see in the Province of Lycaonia, suffragan of Iconium Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Lystra     Lystra     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Lystra — (griechisch Λύστρα) war eine antike Stadt in der kleinasiatischen Landschaft Lykaonien in der heutigen Türkei. Sie lag 30 Kilometer südwestlich von Ikonion, dem heutigen Konya, nördlich des Dorfes Hatunsaray und 15 Kilometer nördlich der kleinen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lystra — (a. Geogr.), Stadt in Lykaonien od. Isaurien; jetzt angeblich Latik. Hier wurden Paulus u. Barnabas gesteinigt …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • LYSTRA — civ. Lycaoniae. Act. c. 14. v. 6. et c. 27. v. 5. Plin. l. 5. c. 32. prorsus eversa …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Lystra —    A town of Lycaonia, in Asia Minor, in a wild district and among a rude population. Here Paul preached the gospel after he had been driven by persecution from Iconium (Acts 14:2 7). Here also he healed a lame man (8), and thus so impressed the… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • lystra — v ( de, t) lystra till ge akt på, lyssna på och rätta sig efter …   Clue 9 Svensk Ordbok

  • Lystra (Titularbistum) — Lystra (ital.: Listra) ist ein Titularbistum der römisch katholischen Kirche. Es geht zurück auf einen früheren Bischofssitz in der antiken Stadt Lystra, die sich in der kleinasiatischen Landschaft Lykaonien in der heutigen südlichen Türkei… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lystra Gretter — (1858 1951) graduated from nursing school in 1888. She was an instructor of nursing at the old Harper Hospital in Detroit, Michigan, United States. She was the chair of the committee that authored the Nightingale Pledge.She was inducted into the… …   Wikipedia

  • Artemas of Lystra — Saint Artemas of Lystra was a biblical figure. He was one of the Seventy Disciples. He is mentioned in Paul s Epistle to Titus.References* [http://www.bartleby.com/65/ar/Artemas.html Columbia Encyclopedia entry] …   Wikipedia

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