Example sentences for: pergamum

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  • One of the most prosperous city-states of the Aegean coast was Pergamum, ruled since 264 b.c. by the Attalid dynasty.

  • Mithridates VI, King of Pontus (on the Black Sea), resisted Roman occupation, temporarily occupied Pergamum, and ordered the massacre of all Romans.

  • 40–56) led to the founding of many churches, notably the Seven Churches of Asia addressed in the Revelation of St. John — Pergamum, Smyrna, Ephesus, Thyatira, Laodicea, Sardis, and Phil­­adelphia.

  • Thus Pergamum became the capital of the new Roman province of Asia.

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