The Forum of Philippi

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Edgar Serrano
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The Forum of Philippi

Situated in North Greece at the border of East Macedonia and Thrace, ancient Philippi stood about 16 km N-NW of the port city Neapolis (modern Kavalla) and originally bore the name Krenides (from the Greek for “spring”) in recognition of the abundance of streams in the area.

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Edgar Serrano
Born in Cali, Colombia, currently living in Houston, TX. Studied at Colorado Christian University, Dallas Seminary and Capital Seminary & Graduate School in Lancaster, PA. Christian pastor and college professor in the areas of Bible and Theology.

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