sulphureous wells

(sulphurous springs), the great landing-place of travelers to Italy from the Levant, and the harbor to which the Alexandrian corn-ships brought their cargoes. (Acts 27:13) The celebrated bay which is now the Bay of Naples was then called “Sinus Puteolanus.” The city was at the northeastern angle of the bay. The name Puteoli arose from […]

-(A seaport of Italy) -Paul stays a week at Ac 28:13,14

A city on the coast of Campania, on the north shore of a bay running north from the Bay of Naples, at which Paul landed on his way to Rome, from which it was distant 170 miles. Here he tarried for seven days (Acts 28:13, 14). This was the great emporium for the Alexandrian corn […]