Friday, February 28, 2014

Geography

1. Multiple choice: At one point during Paul's voyage to Rome, he sailed in an Alexandrian ship whose figurehead was the Twin Brothers. Where did Paul first board this ship? (a) Caesarea; (b) Cyprus; or (c) Malta.

2. After leaving Malta on his way to Rome, Paul landed at a city that has the same name as a city in the state of New York. What was that city? (a) Rochester; (b) Syracuse; or (c) Schenectady.

3. Paul met very few Christians on his journey to Rome. However, he did find some brethren in a city in Italy not far from Rome. What was that city? (a) Rhegium; (b) Puteoli; or (c) Venice.

 
 
1. (c) Malta (Acts 28:1, 11).
 
2. (b) Syracuse (Acts 28: 11, 12), a city with a large harbor on the east coast of Sicily. It was  the seat of the Roman government in Sicily when  Paul was there.
 
3. (b) Puteoli (Acts 28:13, 14). Puteoli is the modern Pozzuoli which is located near Naples. Several ruins remain today from the ancient city.

1 comment:

Blackberry Lane said...

I did well on tonight's questions.

I got out to a book exchange store and the thrift store today. Found one book, I posted about on my blog tonight.

Also a tea cup.
Hope you have a blessed weekend.