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St. Paul in Ephesus

St. Paul in ephesus

St. Paul Ephesus and Journey Missionary Journeys of St. Paul (Saint Paulus) in Ephesus St. Paul,  who has a very important place in the spread of Christianity, was born in the city of Tarsus, located in the Cilicia region of Anatolia, between 1-10 AD. The name of Tarsus is mentioned as “Taşra” in Hittite texts […]

Virgin Mary Mother in Ephesus

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Virgin Mary in Ephesus There are 3 important stories of Mary during the period of Jesus. During the time Jesus Christ lived on earth, “Mary” became a very common name. This is why there are many women with this name in the Bible. Three of them have a close relationship with Jesus. Of these three […]

Ephesus Prytaneion

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Was St. Paul in Ephesus Prytaneion? During the riot in Ephesus Paul’s Asiarch friends sent a message to Paul begging him not to enter the theater (Acts 19:31). It is interesting that Paul was acquainted with the social and governmental elite of the city, who also knew where he was staying. The acoustics of the […]

Ephesus in Bible – 7 churches of Revelation

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Ephesus in Bible – Biblical Ephesus Today, thousands of people from all over the world, come to this ancient city of Ephesus. They come to the spectacular relics to buy t-shirts for their grandkids and little images of the goddess Artemis who is worshipped 2000 years ago. But, 2000 years ago, people came to Ephesus […]

St. Paul Preacher – Bible Ephesus

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St. Paul in Ephesus – Apostle Paul Paul starts his mission in Antioch the provincial capital of Syria. His followers were the first people to be called Christians, and he then keeps moving through all the big cities of the region. Seeking the places where the old religions are most powerful. People preach his message […]

Ephesus Council – Biblical Ephesus

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Ephesus Council in Ephesus Ancient City It was gathered in the church of Virgin Mary in Ephesus in 431 because of the controversial teachings of the Patriarch of Istanbul Nestorius. Patriarch Cyril of Alexandria accused Nestorius of heresy and appealed to Pope Celestine I. The Pope agreed, authorizing Cyril to inform Nestorius that he should […]

Hercules Gate Ephesus Turkey

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Hercules Gate in Ephesus Ancient City Hercules Gate locates on the east corner of Curetes Street and as a monumental gate in the Late Antique period, it was constructed from reused materials. This gate takes its name from the reliefs of Hercules on its two doorposts. Even though these reliefs were sculptured in the 2nd […]