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Craig Koester's Home Page

The text and images on this site are copyrighted and may not be included on other web sites or reproduced in other forms without permission.

The photos on this site, except for those noted below, were taken by Craig Koester. Funds for travel to sites in Greece and Turkey were provided through a grant by Lutheran Brotherhood.

Technical and design work for the site was done by Eric Nelson. The technical consultant was Jim Rafferty.

Corbis photos--which are not copyrighted by this site--appear on the Main and Island Tour pages for Patmos, and on the Emperor Worship page for Smyrna.

Images of the mother goddess of Smyrna and the chief deity of Laodicea are from W. M. Ramsay, The Letters to the Seven Churches of Asia (New York: Armstrong, 1905) 259, 418.

Photos of the street at Ephesus and gymnasium at Pergamum are courtesy of Desiree Kempcke.

Photo of the theater at Laodicea is courtesy of Peter Sethre of Luther Seminary.

Photos from Patmos are courtesy of Robert H. Smith of Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary.

Biblical quotations are from the New Revised Standard Version of the Bible, 1989 by the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of Churches of Christ in the USA.

Related site: "Journeys of Paul"