white; the color of milk

(land of the Galli, Gauls). The Roman province of Galatia may be roughly described as the central region of the peninsula of Asia Minor, bounded on the north by Bithynia and Paphlagonia; on the east by Pontus; on the south by Cappadocia and Lycaonia; on the west by Phrygia.–Encyc. Brit. It derived its name from […]

-(A province of Asia Minor) -Its churches visited by Paul Ac 16:6; 18:23 -Collection taken in, for Christians at Jerusalem 1Co 16:1 -Peter’s address to 1Pe 1:1 -Churches in Ga 1:1,2 -See Paul’s epistle to Galatians Ga 1

Has been called the “Gallia” of the East, Roman writers calling its inhabitants Galli. They were an intermixture of Gauls and Greeks, and hence were called Gallo-Graeci, and the country Gallo-Graecia. The Galatians were in their origin a part of that great Celtic migration which invaded Macedonia about B.C. 280. They were invited by the […]