Iconium

 

Acts

14:1-7 

The apostles went east to the town of Iconium. Although some were open to the message others showed hostility. People attempted to stone them.

Context: Iconium was an important city in the Roman province of Galatia, in what today is Turkey. Located along one of the major routes connecting the eastern Roman provinces with Asia Minor to the west, Iconium was a prosperous community. Wealth came from trade and agriculture.

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