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Thy•a•ti•raˌθaɪ əˈtaɪ rə(n.)

  1. Category: Geography (places)

    Ref: ancient name of Akhisar

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  1. Thyatira

    Thyateira is the name of the modern Turkish city of Akhisar. The name comes from Koine Greek "Θυάτειρα". The Turkish equivalent of Thyateira is Tepe Mezarlığı, meaning hill graveyard. It lies in the far west of Turkey, south of Istanbul and almost due east of Athens. It is about 50 miles from the Mediterranean.

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  1. Thyatira

    continual sacrifice - such as the Catholic Church having communion and continually sacrificing Jesus Christ - body and blood at each service.

    example of the Catholic church using their communion to transubstantiation (meaning the host becomes the body and blood of Jesus Christ and sacrifices Him each mass. Instead of do this in memory of Me, Jesus said.

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