Seleucia (Si-loo┬┤shuh)

The ancient port city of Antioch in Syria (modern Samandag, Turkey), founded by Seleucus I Nicator in 301 BCE. According to (Acts 13:4), Barnabas and Paul, accompanied by John Mark, sailed from Seleucia to Cyprus at the beginning of their first missionary journey (ca. 49 CE). Other references to voyages to and from Antioch probably imply embarkation and landing at Seleucia (Acts 14:26; Acts 15:39). Other cities also named Seleucia were in Cilicia, Mesopotamia, and Bashan.

Acts 13:4

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Acts 14:26

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Acts 15:39

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