THESSALONICA

THESSALONICA
hodie Salonichi Sophiano, et aliis, urbs Macedoniae ad sinum Thermaicum clarissima, emporium amplum et sedes Praefecti. Hic Apostol. Paulus Euangelium praedicavit,
magno cum successu, cum eo redire prohiberetur, Timotheum misit, qui illos in agnita veritate confirmaret. Hôc ad Paulum reversô, scripsit Apostolus Corinthi A. C. 52. duas Epistolas divinas ad Thessalonicenses: priorem 5. capitib. posteriorem, in quâ Antichristum graphice depingit, 3. Vide infra. Theodosius Imperator VII. M. e plebe huius civitat. ob occisum Praesulem Botericha, nonnullosque Nobiles sustulit, A. C. 390. Expugnata a Saracenis est, a. C. 895. Ab Apollonia, et Dyrrhachio 265. mill. pasl. in Ortum. Baudrano urbs etiam num ampla, populosa et dives, cum portu commodissimo, in ipso recessu Sinus cognominis olim Thermaici. Vendita fuerat ab Andronico Palaeologo Venetis, quibus erepta est A. C. 1432. ab Amurathe II. 220. mill. pass. a Dyrrachio in Ortum Byzantium versus 350. Hîc ingens Hebraeorum, christianorum, Turcarum numetus. Strabo, Plin. l. 4. c. 10. Phrantz. chalcondylas, etc. Eiusdem urbis mentio in verterib. nummis ubi notae SMTLS. SMTSE. TEC. TES. TESATH. THEU. THEUP. occurrunt, vide suô quamque locô; quod ibidem cusi esent. Populi Thessalonicenses. Claudian. l. 2. in Rufin. v. 279.
Tangebat Macedum fines, murosque subibat
Thessalonica tuos. ———
In 1. Epistolam ad Thessal. prodierunt. Galixtus. Crellii Sociniani Praelectiones, Faucheur in c. 1. Gall. Godeau. Gomari Explicatio loc. dissic. Hunnius. Ivellus Angl. in 8t. Londini, A. C. 1583. Morschovius. Martini Analusis. Musculus. Origenis Tractatus. Quistorpius. Rollocus, Sculteti Ideae Conc. in 4to. Witteb A. C. 1627. Sclaterus, Angl. in 410 A. c. 1630. Stevertius. Theveti Expositio. Gall. Vasquez. Vorstius. Weinr chii Explic. Welleri Enarratio, in 85. Norimb. A. C. 1561. Willichii Comment. Argntor. A. C. 1545. Zanchii ibidem. Zuinglii Annotationes. In 2. Epist. Exstant: Crellius, Godeau. Gomarus. Hofmanni comm. in 8t. Francofurti A. C. 1545. ut et Motschovii Socinian. Musculus, Rollocus. Sclaterus Angl. in 410 A. C. 1630. Sculteti Ideae Conc. Stevartius. Thevetus. Vasquez. Vorstius. Weinrichius. Wellerus. Willichius. Zanchius Zuinglius. etc.

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