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Pergamos [Graphic]
St. Louis, 1894.
Bain, Robert E. M
Lysimachus, King Of Thrace, Ca. 361-281 B.C
Attalus II, King Of Pergamum, 220-130 B.C
Object Details:
1 photograph : b&w ; 25.3 x 18.1 cm ( 10 x 7.125 in).
Photograph is in a book with a description beneath ; printed description: "(Revelation, ii: 12.)--At Pergamos was situated one of the seven churches of Asia. This was an ancient city of Mysia. This is the city that Lysimachus, one of Alexander's generals, selected for the reception of his treasures. These treasures he entrusted to Philaterus, who rebelled against him B.C. 283, and founded a kingdom which lasted one hundred and fifty years, when it was bequeathed by its last sovereign, Attalus, to the Roman people. In the Apocalyptic epistle addressed by St. John to Pergamos, it was called the seat of Satan. There is a population here now of about 10,000 inhabitants. It was to the angel of the church at Pergamos that John was instructed by the spirit to write: 'I know thy works and where thou dwellest, even where Satan's seat is.' "
A two-arched bridge over a riverbed; a large building is visible behind the bridge; a mountain is at the right side
CAJS Image Collection LVii BAI 5594 LVii320CAJS
The Lenkin Family Collection of Photography, University of Pennsylvania Libraries