new city, a town in Thrace at which Paul first landed in Europe (Acts 16:11). It was the sea-port of the inland town of Philippi, which was distant about 10 miles. From this port Paul embarked on his last journey to Jerusalem (Acts 20:6). It is identified with the modern Turco-Grecian Kavalla.
And sailing from Troas, we came with a straight course to Samothracia, and the day following to neapolis.
After this Pompeius had a dangerous illness at neapolis, from which he recovered.
He was born at neapolis in Palestine, being by descent a Greek, and in the early part of his life a heathen.
This is why he quickly retired from neapolis and came to Capua.
So, setting sail from Troas, we ran straight to Samothrace, and on the next day to neapolis.
Some authorities identify neapolis with Datum (Δάτον), mentioned by Herodotus as famous for its gold mines.
Shechem received the new name of neapolis from the Greeks—a name which it retains to the present day.
Hannibal meanwhile had advanced into Campania, had seized a Samnite fortress, and marched upon neapolis.
Later these colonists entered the bay and founded the "new city," or neapolis, which we call Naples.
neapolis, the old Greek city, was similar to Pompeii both in size and construction.