Roman province, usually joined for convenience with neighbouring Pontus, in NW Asia Minor. Paul and Silas had intended to preach there (Acts 16:7) but were deterred either by opposition or by a prophetic message, which was afterwards regarded as divine intervention. However, by the time of 1 Pet. 1:1, a Church had been established.

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