- an ancient city in SW Phrygia: seat of an early Christian church to which Paul wrote the Epistle to the Colossians.
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Colossae lasted until the 7th and 8th centuries, when it was gradually deserted under pressure of the Arab invasions.
Philemon lived at Colossae and was probably a convert of Paul and member of the Colossian church.The Bible Book by Book
Josiah Blake Tidwell
- an ancient city in SW Phrygia in Asia Minor: seat of an early Christian Church
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