For the current city of Beroea, see
Berea is mentioned in the book of Acts in the
Bible, for the ancient city of Beroea, now known as Veria(or Veroia).
It is a small city on the eastern side of
Vermion Mountains(north of Mount Olympus), where Paul of Tarsuspreached, and where the people examined the Scriptures to see if his preaching was true (Acts 17:10–13).
* [http://www.ccel.org/ccel/johnson_bw/pnt.pnt00m_sec9.htm Berea] at Easton's Bible Dictionary
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