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Samothracia

Greek: Σαμοθρᾴκη —transliteration: Samothraké

also known as: Samothrace, Samos of Thrace, Thracian Samos, or Samothraki

This is an island in the Aegean Sea portion of the Mediterranean, south of the coast of Thracia, about 32 miles distant

This Thracian Samos was passed by Paul on his voyage from Troas to Neapolis (Acts 16:11) on his first missionary journey. It is about 8 miles long and 6 miles broad. Its modern name is Samothraki or Samothrace.

Modern Samothraki—satellite view

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Article Version: September 18, 2019