Cyrenaica is the eastern coastal region of Libya. Also known as Pentapolis in antiquity, it formed part of the Roman province of Crete and Cyrenaica, later divided into Libya Pentapolis and Libya Sicca. During the Islamic period, the area came to be known as Barqa, after the city of Barca. Cyrenaica was the name of an administrative division of Italian Libya from 1927 until 1943, then under British military and civil administration from 1943 until 1951, and finally in the Kingdom of Libya from 1
- 855,370 km² (330,260 sq mi)
- Kingdom (632-440 BC; 276-249 BC; 163-96 BC; 34-30 BC), Republic (440-322 BC; 249-246 BC), Nome (322-276 BC; 246-96 BC), Roman province (74 BC-643 AD), Vilayet (1879-1888 AD), Mutasarrıf (1888-1911 AD), Italian colony (1911-1934 AD), Military administration (1943-1949 AD), Emirate (643-? AD; 1949-1951 AD), Province (1951-1963 AD)
A pentapolis (from Greek πεντα- penta-, "five" and πόλις polis, "city") is a geographic and/or institutional grouping of five cities. Cities in the ancient world probably formed such groups for political, commercial and military reasons, as happened later with the Cinque Ports in England.
The article Pentapolis (North Africa) is being developed to include information about the history of the Eparchy as part of both the Coptic Orthodox Church and the Greek Orthodox Church of Alexandria.
, republic (2015 est. pop. 6,235,000), 679,358 sq mi (1,759,540 sq km), N Africa. It borders on Algeria in the west, on Tunisia in the northwest, on the Mediterranean Sea in the north, on Egypt in the east, on Sudan in the southeast, and on Chad and Niger in the south.
Define Pentapolis (North Africa). Pentapolis (North Africa) synonyms, Pentapolis (North Africa) pronunciation, Pentapolis (North Africa) translation, English dictionary definition of Pentapolis (North Africa). An ancient region of northeast Libya bordering on the Mediterranean Sea.
Pentapolis (pĕntă`pəlĭs) [Gr.,=five cities], collective name anciently applied to several groups of five cities. The chief cities of Cyrenaica Cyrenaica, historic region, E Libya, bordering on the Mediterranean Sea.
pentapolis. ( pɛnˈtæpɒlɪs) n. (Human Geography) a group or federation of five cities; esp in reference to various ancient (Biblical and Classical) federations of five cities or towns. Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014.
Barca was an Ancient Libyan settlement that became an ancient Greek colony and later a Roman and a Byzantine city in North Africa. It was in the coastal area of what is today Libya . As a Greek city, it was part of the Cyrenaican Pentapolis along with the city of Cyrene itself.
Jerusalem, Pentapolis of North Africa, according to Coptic tradition: Mất: April 25 for Catholics and May 8 for Coptic Orthodox, 68 AD Cyrene, Libya, Pentapolis (North Africa), now Shahhat, Jabal al Akhdar, Libya: Tôn kính: All Christian churches: Lễ kính: April 25 for Catholic church và Eastern Orthodox church
Mark the Evangelist wrote down the sermons of Peter, thus composing the Gospel according to Mark (Eccl. Hist. 15–16), before he left for Alexandria in the third year of Claudius (43).  According to the Acts 15:39, Mark went to Cyprus with Barnabas after the Council of Jerusalem.