Acts 28:12

Overview - Acts 28
Paul, after his shipwreck, is kindly entertained of the barbarians.
The viper on his hand hurts him not.
He heals many diseases in the island.
11 They depart towards Rome.
17 He declares to the Jews the cause of his coming.
24 After his preaching some were persuaded, and some believed not.
30 Yet he preaches there two years.
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Acts 28:12  (King James Version)
And landing at Syracuse, we tarried there three days.

Syracuse was the capital of Sicily, situated on the eastern side of the island, 72 miles S
by E. of Messina, and about 112 of Palermo. In its ancient state of splendour it was 22
in extent, according to Strabo; and such was its opulence, that when the Romans took it, they found more riches than they did at Carthage. 12