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Roman Provinces in Map

Archaia, Bithynia, Cappadocia, Cilicia,
Galatia, Galilee, Greece, Judea, Lycaonia,
Lycia, Macedonia, Mysia, Pamphylia,
Phrygia, Pisidia, Pontus, Syria, Thrace

Antioch in Syria
New Christians are helped by Barnabas and Paul in 41 A.D. (Acts 11:22, 25-26). Paul's first missionary journey begins from the city in 44 A.D. (Acts 13:4-52, 14:1-25).


1. Now when they were safe, they learned that the island was called Melita (Malta). (Acts 28:1)

Paul stays in Arabia for three full years right after his conversion and baptism. He then travels back to the city of Damascus in 36 A.D.


The Apostle Paul visits the city during his third missionary journey (Acts 20).

15. Now those who were conducting Paul brought him to Athens; (Acts 17:15)


Paphos (on island of Cyprus)
Barnabas, one of the New Testament apostles, lived on Cyprus. The city is the place where, in the New Testament, the Roman proconsul (governor) of the island lived (Acts 13).

In 38 A.D. a Gentile Roman solider named Cornelius is baptized by Peter, becoming the early church's first non-Jewish convert (Acts 10:24). Paul is tried before Roman officials in both 58 A.D. and 60 A.D. (Acts 23 - 26).


Patmos (island)
9. I, John, who am also your brother and joint partaker in the tribulation and in the kingdom and endurance of Jesus Christ, was on the island that is called Patmos because of the Word of God and the testimony of Jesus Christ. (Revelation 1:9)

In 33 A.D. Paul is converted while traveling to the city in order to arrest Christians (Acts 9:3-4).


13. Then Paul and his company sailed away from Paphos and came to Perga of Pamphylia; but John (John Mark or just Mark) departed from them and returned to Jerusalem. (Acts 13:13)

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In late 57 A.D. Paul is chased out of the city when a local silversmith organizes an effort against the apostle (Acts 19:24-26).


2. And from there we went to Philippi, which is the primary city in that part of Macedonia, and a colony. (Acts 16:12)

Gaza is the place where Philip baptized a eunuch who was part of the court of the Queen of Ethiopia (see Acts 8:26 - 27).


From 61 to 63 A.D. the apostle Paul is under house arrest while he awaits his trial before Caesar.

According to the New Testament, the Apostle Paul visits the city before his first missionary journey, and during his second, third and fourth journeys.


Salamis (on island of Cyprus)
The very first city the apostle Paul visits during his first missionary journey in 44 A.D. He is accompanied by John Mark and Barnabas (Acts 13:2 - 3, 5).

In 37 - 38 A.D. the apostle Peter raises Tabitha from the dead and sees a vision teaching him not to be prejudiced against Gentiles (Acts 9 - 10)


5. Then Philip went down to a city of Samaria and proclaimed Christ to them; (Acts 8:5)

In 37 - 38 A.D. Peter heals a man who had been paralyzed for eight years (Acts 9:32-34).


In 49 A.D. Paul is kept, by the Holy Spirit, from preaching the gospel in the western part of Asia Minor. (Acts 16:7 - 9)

Around 46 A.D. Paul heals a man who had been crippled all of his life (Acts 14:8-10).

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