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1910 New Catholic Dictionary

Cyrene, Libya

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Chief city in Libya, Africa, between Carthage and Alexandria, famous for commerce and culture; the modern Tripoli. Cyreneans are mentioned in Scripture: Simon, who bore Our Lord's Cross (Matthew 27); Lucius, from the church at Antioch (Acts 13); and others who were present at Pentecost (Acts 2).

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Entry for 'Cyrene, Libya'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. 1910.

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