Lycia (Lish´uh)

A coastal district in southwestern Asia Minor bounded to the west by Lydia, to the north by Pisidia, and to the east by Pamphylia. Its principal city was Xanthus (modern Günük). Paul changed ships at the Lycian port of Patara en route to Jerusalem (Acts 21:1) and again at Myra on his final journey to Rome (Acts 27:5-6).

Acts 21:1

Paul's Journey to Jerusalem
1When we had parted from them and set sail, we came by a straight course to Cos, and the next day to Rhodes, and from there to Patar ... View more

Acts 27:5-6

5After we had sailed across the sea that is off Cilicia and Pamphylia, we came to Myra in Lycia.6There the centurion found an Alexandrian ship bound for Italy a ... View more

 NEH Logo
Bible Odyssey has been made possible in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor
Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this website, do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.